Author Archives: Luke Adams Foundation

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 our performance skills and getting to know each other from 4:00pm-5:30pm.  All young people attending school between the ages of eight...

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 team format followed with an overnight stay at Chakra Rottnest Lodge. Numbers are limited, so get in early with your...

NSW Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Bathurst urges debate on mandatory sentencing

NSW Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Bathurst urges debate on mandatory sentencing Michaela Whitbourn Chief Justice Tom Bathurst: Rejects accusations judges are ''out of touch and soft on crime''. Photo: James Brickwood The state’s top judge has taken the unusual step of condemning the O’Farrell government for introducing mandatory minimum jail...

IF Foundation to Partner With Tarvydas in Paris Debut

The West AustralianRuth Tarvydas, left, Brendan Parker, Louise Howden-Smith, Simon Stewart and model Gabriel. Picture: Iain Gillespie/The West Australian After almost five decades in the fashion industry, Perth designer Ruth Tarvydas will fulfil a lifelong dream when she makes her Paris debut in July at Paris Fashion Week. For the...

EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE

  EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE   Key state-based organisations came together in Canberra yesterday to forge a landmark national collective  to identify best-practice solutions designed to ‘STOP THE PUNCH’ and achieve long-lasting culture change across the Australian community.  National spokesperson, Mr Brett Duncanson said the collective...

Ending violence calls for drastic measures

John Silvester Crime reporter, The Age Digital Illustration: Joe Benke There were no obvious signs the bouncer was about to turn nasty – at least not to the skinny 16-year-old whose sense of awareness (vague at the best of times) was further dulled by an under-age drinking session at a...

Separating Alcohol and Violence

Sydney Morning Herlad SIMON MCGORAM IS AN AUTHORITY ON COCKTAILS, SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND BAR ROOM ANTICS. When was the last time you had too many of these and decided to king-hit someone? Photo: Jessica Shapiro How was your Australia Day? Did it involve a couple beers or a glass of vino, and...