Our children can have a rewarding career, right here

A new partnership with the Beacon Foundation will provide foundational career skills training for regional high school students, including one group who toured the Trevallyn Power Station today and got to speak with career mentors. This $60,000 partnership over three years will fund workshops and events that give regional students an understanding of what it […]

Industry Live – How to write a job-winning resume

Registrations are open! Join our next Industry Live, secure your spot today. When: Wednesday May 26 Time: 11.30am to 12.00pm AEDT (plus an optional 15 min Q&A at the end). Topic: Skills Series – How to write a Job-Winning Resume Our panellist, Anne (pictured) is a Talent Acquisition Manager at Findex. Come along and find […]

Beacon welcomes federal budget investment in apprentices, but more needs to be done to help prepare kids for the workforce

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, 12 May Beacon welcomes federal budget investment in apprentices, but more needs to be done to help prepare kids for the workforce Beacon is leading the way in Tasmania to help young Tasmanians become the next generation of apprentices and trainees in the State. Beacon’s Chief Operating Officer, Kath McCann, welcomed the […]

Action Crew 7172 Awarded ABC Community Spirit Award

This week Action Crew 7172 were awarded the ABC Community Sprit Above and Beyond School Community Project Award. Collective ed. alongside the Sorell School and the Sorell Community have worked alongside the students of Action Crew 7172 to create engaging multimedia content that captures and presents the voices of the students and their community around issues […]

Youth of Sorell team up to solve global challenges on a local scale

From tackling plastic pollution to saying no to racism, no issue is too big for Action Crew 7172. Action Crew 7172 is a Collective ed. initiative in Sorell which sees students of Sorell School explore how producing short films can be used as a tool to communicate their ideas and encourage students to participate in […]

Beacon Foundation joins digital inclusion alliance to call for the closure of Tasmania’s digital divide

Lead by TasCOSS, the peak body for Tasmania’s community services industry, Beacon Foundation along with TasICT, The Smith Family, Carers Tasmania, COTA Tasmania, NILS Tasmania and Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania have joined forces and formed the Tasmanian digital inclusion alliance to urge all political leaders to commit to policies and actions that improve digital access, affordability and […]

Action Crew 7172 students featured in state wide campaign to raise funds for Beacon Foundation

Beacon Foundation are excited to announce we are one of three chosen charities in Aurora’s new Double The Plus Campaign. This means that every customer who signs up to use the aurora+ app up until May 23, 2021, gets to choose a charity that Aurora donates $30 to. Along with Beacon Foundation, the other charities […]

From a Beacon student to a MyRoad mentor

Recently, Beacon received two photos of an old Beacon brooch and a Student Ambassador Award from Selena Wang. Selena Wang is today a consultant at Ernst & Young and had just signed up for the first time as a MyRoad mentor volunteer through her work. Already in High School, Selena was part of an initiative called the Beacon Ambassador program which helped young people build leadership […]

Careers in sport can be many types of jobs. Learn more in Industry Live

Join Beacon’s next Industry Live on Tuesday, March 23, 11.30am to 12.30 pm AEDT. Who are the people behind the players? There are many different careers in sport that you can have. In our next Industry Live, we’ll chat to some key people that work in sports clubs about how you can land a job […]

Investing in our kids now will deliver massive benefits in the long term

Since we began in 1988, Beacon has been working hard every day to help Tasmania’s young people have a brighter future.  A future where when they finish school, they have both emotional and technical skills and confidence to be an active participant in their community. Now more than ever we need to provide young people […]