Ardoch welcomes Wuri as part of the AIYEP initiative

Tutwuri Ayamiseba, known to her friends as Wuri, recently joined the Ardoch team as part of a 3-week internship through AIYEP (The Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program). We sat down to talk about her first impressions of Australia, Ardoch and her ambitions to motivate the senior Indonesian population.

“I’m from Manokwari, the...

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Wildlife Exposure Program Vists Dandy Pals

It’s not every day you arrive at school and find yourself holding a baby crocodile. As part of Ardoch’s Broadening Horizons Wildlife Exposure program, the children at Dandy Pals Playgroup in Dandenong were given the opportunity to get up close and personal with everything from rainbow lorikeets, sugar glider possums and a giant python.

With...

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Sunshine College Students Broaden Their Horizons 

An array of Industry professionals gathered at Sunshine Secondary College earlier last month, eager to educate and motivate as part of our Broadening Horizons program, Speed Careers.

Speed Careers connects Secondary and senior Primary school students with a variety of working adult role models to gain exposure to a diversity of job types...

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12 Year Old Swimmer Completes Swimathon For Children In Disadvantaged Communities

The cheerful voice of 12-year-old Giselle answers the phone with a friendly ‘Hello?’.Giselle has just finished swimming 4km to raise vital funds for children in disadvantaged communities as part of Ardoch’s ‘In Celebration’ initiative.“I did a program at school called ‘UJEB’. For the first...

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It's 'Super Astro Chicken and the Giant Red Tomato', of course! 

It’s the big reveal! Courtesy of The Readings Foundation, Year 2 and 3 students from Mother of God Primary School were delivered the printed book they’ve been working on for the last 5 weeks as part of Ardoch’s Writer in Residence program. ‘Super Astro Chicken and the Giant Red Tomato’ is the story of a chicken drawn...

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