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2016 RIDE FOR UNITY

Dates for the 2016 Ride for Unity have now been set in place. The ride will commence from Karratha on Saturday August 27th, concluding in Newman on Saturday September 3rd....

NWSJV Sydney Scholarship Trip

On Monday the 2nd of November, four budding performing and creative arts students from Roebourne District High school left Roebourne to embark on a 6 day adventure exploring the arts...

Risk & Protective Factors in Youth Violence

Risk Factors for the Perpetration of Youth Violence Research on youth violence has increased our understanding of factors that make some populations more vulnerable to victimization and perpetration. Risk factors...

UNDERSTANDING BULLYING

Bullying is a form of youth violence. CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) defines bullying as any unwanted aggressive behavior(s) by another youth or group of youths who are not siblings...

Science of Violent Behaviour

Science of Violent Behaviour Recent discoveries have been made about the inevitable workings of the brain in the fields of social psychology, neurology, and epidemiology that have shed some light...

IF Foundation – Visual Arts

The IF Foundation Visual Arts program works to follow the Framework Learning Statement for the Arts curriculum as well as the Western Australia Curriculum and Standards. This includes formulating projects...

Science of Violence Prevention

The latest “WHO Bulletin” features an interview on the science of violence prevention. Twenty years after Rodrigo Guerrero-Velasco (mayor of Cali, Colombia from 1992-1994, and again from 2011 to the...

We must stop accepting alcohol as an excuse for violence

Is Australia’s drinking problem our equivalent of America’s gun culture – an untouchable problem that puts an individual’s rights before the civil rights of the most vulnerable? Few who saw...

James Rigg: Ride for Unity Diary

The Ride by James Rigg We were planning on riding the some 578km in 6 days, or so I was lead to believe. I was thinking this was a manageable...

Ride For Unity 2015

Our inaugural Ride For Unity launched on the 24thof August this year with a team of 15 enthusiastic cyclists and a dedicated support crew heading out from the town of...

Ride for Unity – Stop the Violence

Check out our latest video on Stopping the Violence and our approach to tackling this devastating community issue.

Inmate jailed over fatal punch

Amanda Banks, Legal Affairs Editor. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN A teenager committed a “cowardly” and fatal one-punch attack on a fellow prisoner in a WA jail after a minor spat over...

Alcohol-related injuries in young women skyrocket

Nicky Phillips Science Editor, Sydney Morning Herald The number of women presenting at emergency departments with alcohol-related injuries is increasing at an alarming rate, a new national study has found....

IF! A Public Health based approach to tackling violence

IF Foundation is tackling violence prevention using an evidence‐based public health approach that targets the root causes and risk factors underlying the likelihood of an individual becoming involved in violence,...

Ride for Unity – Jersey Design

Check out the great work from our students at Roebourne District High who put together this great jesrsey for our upcoming ride from Port Hedland to Onslow.  

OUR SCHOOL IS A STAR

Our School is a STAR Our team of creative and talented students at Roebourne District High School worked with us to create an Our School is a STAR video for...

Pilbara Performing Arts Academy – The BFG

On June 25th at 7:00pm, the IF Foundation Wickham after School Performing Arts Academy will make its stage debut with a performance of “The BFG” by Roald Dahl adapted for...

Preventing Violence – Life Skills Development

Developing life skills can help young people to avoid violence, by improving their social & emotional competence, teaching them how to deal effectively & non violently with conflict & helping...

RIDE FOR UNITY

Ever wanted to make a difference? Ever wanted to physically challenge yourself? Join the IF Foundation as we ride 578kms from Port Hedland to Onslow raising awareness on the issues...

Pilbara Performing Arts Academy

The IF Foundation is launching a new after school Arts Academy program in Wickham this week.  We will be at the Community Hall in Wickham every Monday until school ends building...

GOLF DAY FEB 13th, 2015

The 4th Annual IF Foundation Golf Day will take place on Rottnest Island courtesy of Karma Resorts and Rottnest Lodge. Participants will enjoy a relaxing round of golf played in a...

Stop the Punch

The IF Foundation has formed with a national collective of organisations committed to eradicating community violence in Australia. The collective represents a united approach to Stop the Punch and end...

Mum’s and Bubs

Our Mum’s and Bubs program has been running for the last few years in the Pilbara and has grown from strength to strength. The core structure of the program is...

International Modelling Program

The IF Foundation primary focus is to introduce the arts to our WA youth. As we believe the ‘arts’ provide an avenue for young people to grow their creativity &...

What If You See a Fight?

If you’ve ever encountered a fight before, you’ve probably been filled with conflicting emotions and hard questions. Do you try to break it up by getting between the parties?

Teaching Children to Respect

Discipline is an important part of childhood. But as parents, it can sometimes be difficult to walk the fine line between being strict and scaring your children.

Pilbara to New York

Last week Jahlana Roe and Lisa Marie Rodd headed off to New York with Fiona White-Hartig, Kaye ‘Nanna’ Jones, Finola Woodley and Karna Smith as part of a leadership, cultural...

Indigenous Models Inspire

Lisa Marie and Jahlana have returned from New York and are already hard at sharing their experiences with schools and community groups in Roebourne and Karratha.

luke-adamsAbout Us

Established in 2011, the Foundation was set up by the friends and family of Luke Adams (a prominent WAFL player for Swan Districts Football Club). Luke suffered life threatening head injuries during a night out in Perth. Luke’s story is just one example of the impact of senseless violence and antisocial behaviour in the community.

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Program Updates

IF Foundation – Visual Arts

The IF Foundation Visual Arts program works to follow the Framework Learning Statement for the Arts curriculum as well as the Western Australia Curriculum and Standards. This includes formulating projects...

OUR SCHOOL IS A STAR

Our School is a STAR Our team of creative and talented students at Roebourne District High School worked with us to create an Our School is a STAR video for...

Pilbara Performing Arts Academy – The BFG

On June 25th at 7:00pm, the IF Foundation Wickham after School Performing Arts Academy will make its stage debut with a performance of “The BFG” by Roald Dahl adapted for...

Pilbara Performing Arts Academy

The IF Foundation is launching a new after school Arts Academy program in Wickham this week.  We will be at the Community Hall in Wickham every Monday until school ends building...

Drop in Drama

Starting this year our drama program has resulted in enthusiastic and engaged kids who are loving the class!

Workshops

We have a huge range of successful workshops that run throughout the year – from the Father & Son program to our Pilbara Life skills program.

In School Arts Intervention Program

This program runs daily at Roebourne Senior High School, engaging and nurturing students.

Roebourne Girls FX

Our international leadership program is close to commencement. We are about to send 8 young women and 5 elders from across the 4 Pilbara Shires departing for New York on...

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