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We believe in the importance of strong communities and help to build them by joining in many local fund-raising events and initiatives each year.

Momentum grows for Community Grants

Momentum grows for Community Grants

Westfund is excited to announce the successful applicants from Round One of the Community Grants Program for 2019. The program offers community organisations the chance to apply for a share of $120,000 in annual grants. It also includes Westfund’s Here for Hearts program, which provides access to defibrillators for eligible organisations. The program is built… 

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Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode six:
Tallisha Harden

Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode six: <br> Tallisha Harden

Tallisha Harden is the star of the sixth and final episode of our Women in Sport series. A talented athlete across a range of different sports, Tallisha has truly hit her stride with rugby league. Despite playing for the Burleigh Bears, Brisbane Broncos, Queensland State of Origin, Jillaroos and Indigenous All Stars, Tallisha finds some… 

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Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode five:
Mackay Lions

Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode five: <br> Mackay Lions

Some of the young soccer stars of the Mackay Lions Soccer Club are the focus of episode five of our Women in Sport series. Although they’re at different stages in the sporting journey, Keira Volker, Brielle Flohr, Lacey McGill, and Georgia and Ruby Munchow all share one thing – a love of soccer. Joining the girls… 

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Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode four:
Amanda Ferguson

Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode four: <br> Amanda Ferguson

Episode four of our Women in Sport series features Rugby Union player Amanda Ferguson. Based in Orange NSW, Amanda is a former member of the Wallaroos train-on squad and has also managed the team. She is a fixture of Rugby Union at many levels, particularly in the central west which is the home of the… 

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Farming families welcome Westfund's Matt Banning

Farming families welcome Westfund's Matt Banning

Westfund CEO Matt Banning had the privilege of meeting long-term Westfund members dealing with the effects of drought and trying weather conditions in the Narromine area. He spoke at length with the Moody and Flinn families about the challenges of caused by the severe conditions, as well as the amazing benefits of life on the… 

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