Archives: 2012

Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture – Nitestar Project

‘Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture’ Nitestar Performing Arts Program We are very excited to be working with Healthway to launch the ’Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture’ NiteStar Performing Arts Program in the Pilbara region, WA. Using a theatre-based model incorporating drama, music and peer education, the program will help guide...

How to Avoid Dangerous Situations

Unfortunately, many violent situations are a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time – but there are ways that you can avoid ending up in a dangerous situation. The Injury Control Council of WA (ICCWA) recently conducted a research project called Our Space, Safe Place, which...

The Relationship between Sport and Youth Violence

Over the years, much research has been conducted into the relationship between sport and youth violence. Due to the number of variables, such as the type of program; participants; and economic, demographic and geographic factors, results have been hard to quantify. Nevertheless, many experts believe that since sport contributes to...

Cultural Change is Possible

Tackling the growing culture of binge drinking is not an impossible task. You only have to look at the in roads that have been achieved in the campaign against tobacco. Change can be achieved. You can be a part of that change.

Imotiva Kokoda 2012 – Walk for a Cause

  There is no question that the 96km trek over some of the most rugged and mountainous jungle terrain in the world is a significant challenge with amazing outcomes.  Many Australian’s have completed the walk, all with their own personal reasons and outcomes. Most have found the walk incredibly humbling...

Roebourne Girls FX Group Launches

The Luke Adams Foundation would like to formally announce the following new sponsors that have come together as partners for the introduction and delivery of the Roebourne Girls FX Group: National Lifestyle Villages Pindan Contracting Australian Premium Iron – West Pilbara Iron Ore Project Pilbara Cities The Roebourne Girls FX...

Causes of Youth Violence

Did you know that in this Australia, males aged 15-24 are at the highest risk of victimization of assault? 51% of males are assaulted by a stranger, 23% of assaults are occurring in public places such as streets and footpaths and around 30% of assaults have no apparent motive. These...

Sports networks to tackle alcohol attitudes

The Luke Adams Foundation will partner with the WA Sports Federation to deliver a new program Changing Attitudes to Alcohol Through Sport. On Saturday, Minster for Sport & Recreation Terry Waldron MLA announced the new initiative with the Government to invest $1 million over 3 years. Sport has represented a key platform...

Luke Meets Heroes of 2/16th Battallion

Luke had the privilege to meet heroes from the 2/16th Battallion on Sunday April 22nd. Luke learnt about the Kokoda Trail from diggers with 1st hand experiences, and heard heroic tails of courage and survival. From the 26 August to 16 September 1942 the 2/16th Battalion, together with their brothers-in-arms of...