Welcome to the Children of Phoenix Website. Founded by Prof. S Caroline Taylor AM, Children of Phoenix provides scholarships to survivors of child sexual assault, providing educational pathways and fulfilling dreams.

Children of Phoenix provides a unique service by offering educational scholarships to assist in the rebuilding process.

The Children of Phoenix Scholarship Fund has DGR status, so donations of over $2 and sponsorship of scholarships are tax-deductible.

  • Upcoming Workshops and Training

    Children of Phoenix are delighted to be providing Personal Development Workshops for Catholic Education Staff aligned with Victorian Teaching Standards in regards to sexual abuse.  To compliment these professional workshops for Education Staff, Children of Phoenix will provide community awareness workshops for the Ballarat community.  Specifically to demystify community perceptions of child sexual abuse in terms of its prevalence and the context where most
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  • Board Member Retirements

    Two of our board members have recently retired from their roles.  Kevin Carson was a founding board member on Children of Phoenix serving (2008 to December 2013).  Kevin has been a great contributor to the board and we thank him sincerely for his efforts and support.  He will continue to be a Friend of Children of Phoenix. Helen Schiele (2010- 2013) has also made
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  • Professor Caroline Taylor honoured in Australia Day Awards

    Ballarat’s Professor Caroline Taylor honoured in Australia Day awards. IT’S difficult to think of someone more deserving of an appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) than Professor Caroline Taylor. Professor Taylor is widely regarded as an expert in the field of sexual violence, child abuse and domestic violence, the criminal justice response to survivors, and social models of trauma and
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