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Bequeathed Estate

The Chair and Board Members of Children of Phoenix are delighted to announce that our unique, registered charity recently received a bequeath estate. This incredibly generous gift from a benefactor who wishes to remain anonymous, will enable life changing educational opportunities and achievements for many years to come. Upon being contacted and advised of the bequeathed estate, Professor Caroline Taylor AM, founder and Chair
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I will not have my voice taken from me

The urgent need to repeal an unjust law Recent changes to Victoria’s Judicial Reporting make it illegal for victim/survivor of sexual abuse to identify themselves. Our Founder and Chair Professor S Caroline Taylor AM is a respected international advocate for all those affected by sexual violence. Below is a copy of her recent article posted on LinkedIn, calling for this unjust legislation to be
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Children of Phoenix 2020 Scholarship Round

Scholarships for 2020 are Now Open Children of Phoenix Scholarship applications are open to survivors of childhood sexual assault who are ready to continue or further their education.  Applicants need to demonstrate how their education was disrupted as a consequence of childhood abuse to help the Scholarship Committee assess applications.  Children of Phoenix scholarships are provided for primary school, high school, university and also
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2020 Fundraiser Event

Children of Phoenix are proud to be chosen as one of two charities to benefit from the Victoria police youth enhancement program charity event being held in Ballarat in February. Victoria Police have been great supporters of our charity and we are super delighted to be one of two charities of choice to benefit from this forthcoming event. Please consider entering a cricket team
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CupCake Morning Tea 2018

We are VERY excited to announce the date for this year’s Children Of Phoenix CupCake Morning Tea fundraising event – Thursday 6th September – in association with National Child Protection Week 2018 which runs from the 3rd through to the 9th! We will be contacting our many loyal supporters of our 2016, 2015 and 2014 events over the next few weeks to order one of our freshly made, hand decorated cupcakes.  Alternatively
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Supporting 2018 Australian Summit Against Sexual Exploitation

Children of Phoenix Org is proud to be a supporter of the 2018 AUSTRALIAN SUMMIT AGAINST SEXUAL EXPLOITATION being hosted in Melbourne. Please drop by and see our stall and support our not-for-profit registered charity that is unique in Australia, providing educational scholarships to those whose educational pathways have been compromised and affected as a consequence of childhood sexual abuse. Sexual abuse makes a
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$100,000 in Educational Scholarships granted over the last 10 years!

With only days left before our 3rd Annual Cupcake Morning Tea Fundraising event – Tuesday 6th September 2016 – we wish to say a big THANK YOU to all our supporters and volunteers without which we could not achieve our success to date – $100,000 in Educational Scholarships granted to survivors of childhood sexual abuse who have been negatively impacted by the heinous crimes
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2016 Cup Cake Morning Tea – Tuesday 6th September!

We are VERY excited to announce the date for this year’s Children Of Phoenix CupCake Morning Tea fundraising event – Tuesday 6th September – in association with National Child Protection Week which runs from the 4th through to the 10th! We have been contacting our many loyal supporters of our 2014 and 2015 events over the last few weeks and, as part of our commitment to reach out
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Another Great Cup Cake Morning Tea Fundraiser 

Proving beyond doubt that they ARE the ‘fresh food people’, Safeway, Sebastopol were again the sponsor of our second annual Cup Cake Morning Tea day held on Wednesday, September 9.  Bakery staff worked through the nite to bake and ice beautiful cup cakes in our charity colours.  The day raised close to $5,000 and we hope to make the day bigger and more successful next year. We are grateful to Des Carter,
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2016 Scholarship Round now closed

The Scholarship round for 2016 is open until 1st November 2015. Children of Phoenix Scholarship applications are open to survivors of childhood sexual assault who are ready to continue or further their education.  Children of Phoenix scholarships are provided for primary school, secondary school, University and also Vocational/adult community education levels. Scholarships are capped at a maximum monetary value and each application is assessed individually and where
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Children Of Phoenix Workshop Programme

CHILDREN OF PHOENIX WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR PROFESSIONALS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ASSAULT PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR S. CAROLINE TAYLOR AM Download programme here FOR PROFESSIONALS: WORKING WITH AND SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE Focus will be on understanding disclosure and delayed disclosure (what motivates and facilitates disclosure); responding to disclosure, understanding trauma impacts and providing support. The role and value of psycho-education to assist in
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Sun Theatre in Yarraville Fundraising Event

  Children of Phoenix will host a film fundraising evening on Thursday 30th October at the Sun Theatre in Yarraville to help raise money for scholarships.The Sun Theatre is an iconic, Art Deco era cinema that has been beautifully restored… get a group of friends together and come along to support the foundation for a great evening. Nibbles and drinks on arrival, door prizes
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