Alithia in the Media

Learn more about Alithia as portrayed in these media streams:   ABC Coffs Coast Listen to Talula describe the Alithia space from minute 53:40 on Breakfast Bellingen Courier In Print: Nambucca Guardian   Bellingen Courier Nambucca Guardian   Nambucca Guardian Multiple Media Outlets  (11 Supporting Organisations) 8. Alithia story in the news: We are a…

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Alithia 2019 Feedback

“Now they have finally found a place where they are thriving, they can call home, they’ve found a second family.” A special update & heart warming message from Talula Hughes (Founder | President Alithia)     A special thank you to:

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Alithia Mentors 2020

After extensive interviews with amazing mentors from across the East Coast, we are delighted to introduce the following facilitators  as of July 2020. Tuesday – Friday: Pinar O’Connor (Head Mentor / Coordinator) Pinar is a youth mentor, yoga therapist, educator, and provisional counsellor. Pinar will be joined each day by a different mentor. Children and…

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Alithia’s $60,000 Success

Charity on the Mid North Coast secures $60,000 grant.   Alithia has been awarded a $60,000 grant from FRRR (Funding for Rural and Regional Renewal).   This competitive round was open to all rural drought effected areas across Australia to help communities access the resources they need to support one another through tough times.   …

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Ingredients for an ideal learning space

When the Young Innovators Hub first opened, it began by offering one full-day program on a weekly basis. That has since grown to full-time.    Philosophy of the day-program linked to research: The hub recognises that accelerated learning and innovation both require a certain emotional state.   “From neuroscience, we understand that emotions are integral to…

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Alithia Campout 2 – Reconnect

This years Alithia campout weekend was held at the Illaroo Campground Area in Yuraygir National Park. Participants reviewed the weekend as an ‘amazing and nurturing time’ with positive responses all around and ‘the children feeling very fulfilled from their experiences’.     The aim of the camping weekend was for families to come together, relax…

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Alithia Community Festival Fundraiser March 2019

The first Alithia Community Festival in Valla on Sunday 10th March was a great success.     Alithia volunteers from Upside Down Fitness, Sound Spirit Yoga, Wearable Art Workshops, Valla Permaculture Farm and Phillida’s Tesselates created a number of free workshop zones and chill out areas.   Photography by Melissa Seelenmeyer and Cindy Gabert.   Photography…

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February Update from the Hub

The Friday drop-off program is running at a temporary location for Term 1 and Term2 (Valla Hall). The donated Alithia site (where the August event was held) is on private property and requires over $40k to turn it into a “community facility” (a site that can be accessed regularly by the families). This cost is…

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When Children Instigate Projects: Raft Building

The kids asked to make a raft. With a bit of planning, Nic from the Valla Permaculture Farm jumped on board to help the kids engineer a raft of their own. Over the weeks leading up, there was some interesting discussion around what materials would floats and how much body weight would sink a particular…

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When Children Instigate Projects: Raft Building

The kids asked to make a raft. With a bit of planning, Nic from the Valla Permaculture Farm jumped on board to help the kids engineer a raft of their own. Over the weeks leading up, there was some interesting discussion around what materials would floats and how much body weight would sink a particular…

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