Children Who Bully at School

childrenwhobullycover-medThere is now strong evidence to indicate that children who bully at school are at significant risk for a range of antisocial, criminal and poor health outcomes later in life.  The AIFS has released a compendium of resources for parents and practitioners, looking at effective ways of working with families to interrupt the continuity from school bullying to later adverse life outcomes. Find out more here.

Family Healthy Eating Plan comes to NSW

CCNSW-Eat-it-to-beat-it-230x931New figures highlighted by Cancer Council NSW reveal that more than 90 per cent of adults in the Mid-Western region are not eating the recommended five serves of vegetables a day, with more than 50 per cent not eating the recommended two serves of fruit a day. To combat these low levels of fruit and vegetable consumption, Cancer Council has launched a family friendly fruit and vegetable program, Eat It to Beat It.

Happy NAIDOC week!

naidocNAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of  each July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.To take part in one of the many celebrations taking place throughout the country, visit the NAIDOC website.


…and we’re back!

openThe O’Malley Trust office is open again after a short break.  And just in time – there are only 2 weeks till the application closing date!  So get your forms in to us by the 25th of July.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at Good luck!

Australia’s health 2014

16507-report-coverJust released is Australia’s Health 2014, the 14th biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This edition combines analytical feature articles on highly topical health issues with short statistical snapshots in the following areas: Understanding health and illness; The Australian health system; How healthy are we?; Leading types of ill health; Health behaviours and risks; Health through your life; Indigenous health; Preventing and treating ill health; Indicators of Australia’s health. You can read the report here.

A Letter from Leslie Jauncey

Leslie Cyril Jauncey (1899-1959) was an Australian economist who wrote Australia’s Government Bank (1934), The Story of Conscription in Australia (1935) and Modern Banking (1949). He and his wife Beatrice were close friends of the O’Malley’s.  On hearing of King’s death, Jauncey wrote this letter to Amy.  The letter is now part of the King O’Malley papers at the National Library of Australia.Click on the thumbnails for the full-size images.