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We believe in the importance of strong communities and help to build them by joining in many local fund-raising events and initiatives each year.

Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode four:
Amanda Ferguson

Westfund Women in Sport series | Episode four: <br> Amanda Ferguson

Episode four of our Women in Sport series features Rugby Union player Amanda Ferguson. Based in Orange NSW, Amanda is a former member of the Wallaroos train-on squad and has also managed the team. She is a fixture of Rugby Union at many levels, particularly in the central west which is the home of the… 

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Farming families welcome Westfund's Matt Banning

Farming families welcome Westfund's Matt Banning

Westfund CEO Matt Banning had the privilege of meeting long-term Westfund members dealing with the effects of drought and trying weather conditions in the Narromine area. He spoke at length with the Moody and Flinn families about the challenges of caused by the severe conditions, as well as the amazing benefits of life on the… 

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Westfund Women In Sport Series | Episode Two:
Amanda Farrugia

Westfund Women In Sport Series | Episode Two: <br> Amanda Farrugia

Episode two of our Women in Sport series features AFL player Amanda Farrugia. Captain of the GWS GIANTS AFLW team since the competition’s inaugural year in 2017, Amanda juggles her sporting career with her full-time work as a Physical Education teacher at Parramatta’s Our Lady of Mercy College.

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Round one recipients - Moranbah Highlanders

Round one recipients  - Moranbah Highlanders

Members of the Moranbah Highlanders Swimming Club now have access to a potentially life-saving defibrillator thanks to their successful application in round one of the Community The club has had a rejuvenation in recent years and the executive are keen to drum up as many new swimmers as they can. The Highlanders are rightfully proud… 

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Inaugural Grant Program Recipients Announced

Inaugural Grant Program Recipients Announced

   Westfund CEO, Matt Banning today officially announced the successful applicants from the inaugural intake of the Westfund Community Grants Program. The bi-annual Grants Program, implemented in March this year, provides greater opportunity for organisations across Australia to access funds to support initiatives aimed at empowering and strengthening their local communities. As a proud not-for-profit… 

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