Archives: July 2012

Luke Speaks Out About Senseless Violence – Today Tonight

It seems almost every week our news headlines include reports of a young life being tragically cut short or changed forever in a senseless, random act of violence. Luke Adams spoke out on Today Tonight about the senseless attacks that continue to occur in our community. Watch the video here.

Wickham Day 2

“Another great day for the Program in Wickham – our wonderfully talented group of young girls returned to continue to build on extending their creative skills. Each day with the groups sees the team assist the students to grow their skills and increase their confidence in this arena by building...

Kings Cross King Hit

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of 18-year old Thomas Kelly, who passed away after a random one-punch attack by an unknown man in Kings Cross, NSW over the weekend. The attack was unprovoked and, according to the police, Thomas was simply in the wrong place, at the...

Arrival in Wickham

Update from the ‘Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture’ NiteStar Performing Arts Program: “This morning brought us back to the Roebourne Youth Center, where we had several youth waiting to work with us. The group was extremely enthusiastic to discuss issues that affect them in more depth such as violence, drugs...

ABC North West interview

David Williams and Carla Nirella, two of the artists part of the ‘Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture’ NiteStar Performing Arts Program, were interviewed on ABC North West today about their involvement with the program. Using a theatre-based model incorporating drama, music and peer education, the program will help guide pre-adolescents, adolescents...

Luke an Inspiration for Trekkers

  Perth-based martial arts fighter Soa Palelei is used to flaunting his physical strength. That’s why a 96km trek through dense jungle along the Kokoda Trail to raise funds for the Luke Adams Foundation seemed not only fun but his type of challenge. The self-styled Hulk – a three-times world...

How Alcohol Affects Your Body and Mind

Alcohol abuse plays a major role in youth violence in Australia. Consuming large amounts of alcohol, particularly over a short period of time, means your body is greatly impaired and so too your ability to make rational decisions and protect yourself from harm. A greater understanding of how alcohol affects...