July 2, 2020

After a very successful two and a half years of exceptional leadership, Professor Gregory Phillips is departing the Cathy Freeman Foundation and the distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt AO will take over as Foundation Chair. 


May 4, 2020

Life for millions of Australians has drastically changed. Now more than ever, we all need to support one another and focus on what really matters to us most. Despite recent events, it's been a busy start to the year for the Foundation. I invite you to take a break and help us celebrate our most recent achievements. Please enjoy and stay safe. Remember, we are all in this together.


October 28, 2019

It's been a busy few months with some exciting new developments for the Foundation. We launched our new strategic direction, caught up with the participants of our life changing Horizons program and made some new friends at our Community Open Days. We celebrated the achievements of Team Freeman in the City2Surf, Run Melbourne and are resting up after the recent Melbourne Marathon. We have also welcomed some talented new member...

January 16, 2019

 Cameron Dhurrkay - Assistant Teacher 

Shepherdson College - Galiwin'ku

As a senior student in 2015, Cameron participated in the Horizons* program and, in November 2018, returned as an Assistant Teacher to help inspire the next generation of Galiwin’ku students to find their confidence and achieve their dreams.  

“Going on Horizons in 2015 as a student helped me build the confidence to beco...

December 11, 2018

The Cathy Freeman Foundation is proud to celebrate and congratulate the first male student to graduate from his remote island school in Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands. A remarkable achievement for a community that only two years earlier celebrated the first student to graduate with a Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCET).

Thanks to your incredible support, Paulinus has had the opportunity to participate in Cathy...

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