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A safety campaign to reduce drownings amongst newly arrived Australians by increasing understanding and awareness of the ocean.
www.lifesaving.com.au

Act-Belong-Commit is a positive mental health campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing and encourages organisations that provide mentally healthy activities to promote participation in those activities. www.actbelongcommit.org.au/#

Rehabilitation programs for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF). Programs offer physical, psychological and social rehabilitation services specifically designed to meet the needs of the wounded. www.mates4mates.org

National event held in various locations across Australia on Sunday 15 May to raise money for the RSPCA to continue to treat and look after neglected animals. www.millionpawswalk.com.au/

ASCI develop local programs to build communities around skate parks that structure in opportunities for local people to find work or progress through skateboarding and other activities. www.australianskateboarding.com/services/

Initiative to ensure children make healthy play choices by regularly going outdoors to play. Mostly FREE resources inspire and encourage nature play, including ‘Passport to an Amazing Childhood’, License to Play Outdoors, Neighbourhood Nature Play, Nature Play Lists, 30 Day Nature Play Challenge, Forest Learning and Nature Play Space workshops and many more. Aims to change the outdoor play habits of children who are increasingly inside and sedentary. www.natureplayqld.org.au/

Adelaide Bike Kitchen provides an open space where you can learn to fix your bicycle. They also host community dinners, parties, skill shares and other events to bring together like-minded people in Adelaide and celebrate all things bike. www.facebook.com/Adelaide-Bike-Kitchen-449451335094337/?fref=ts

Bikes 4 Life is a not for profit organisation that alleviates poverty and social injustice in Australia and overseas by recycling and restoring discarded bikes. With the simple gift of a bicycle, families can enhance their standard of living dramatically, especially those in marginalised impoverished communities. www.bikes4life.com.au http://facebook.com/bikes4lifeorg

An experiential learning program aimed at young aboriginal people to encourage physical activity, skill development and improve their overall well-being. They learn the skills to fix bikes in disrepair and thereby develop their broader knowledge and skills-base for further employment and growth opportunities. www.re-engage.com.au/services/deadly-treadly

A national cricket program to educate children on the game of cricket and engage them in local teams. www.playcricket.com.au

An Australia-wide initiative that raises funds for kids with cancer by getting people to wear their favourite colours. Go to https://www.fightcancer.org.au/footy-colours-day

An initiative out of Western Sydney that helps connect refugees and newly arrived Australians to their community through Rugby League. 

Connect with them at https://www.facebook.com/Africa.United.RL/