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Since 1993 the Country Education Foundation has helped over 2500 rural and regional students pursue study and job opportunities.
We received this lovely photo of Julia Burton Taylor (Boorowa, NSW) and Cr Rick Firman (Temora, NSW) attending Government House recently to receive their OAM awards. Julia was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her service to youth in rural and remote areas and to the not-for-profit sector, and Rick has been […] Read More ⇒
Well done to the Harden District Education Foundation who held their Walk of Wonders in October. A strong group of supporters, including previous HDEF grant recipients, walked the 20kms and raised over $3,000. Congratulations to everyone who helped organise the day. You’ll see from the photos below that the walkers were treated to magnificent scenery […] Read More ⇒
"By supporting the Country Education Foundation (CEF) you will be helping to provide life-changing opportunities for disadvantaged rural students – and supporting rural communities across Australia. The CEF has lifted the lives of many and in the process lifted the fabric of rural and regional communities across the nation."
"I send warm greetings to members of the Country Education Foundation... I am enormously proud of the work you do to encourage the personal growth and career development of students from country areas. You make an invaluable contribution to individual Australians national life."