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Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas everyone. Best wishes for a wonderful 2012, may it be your best yet. It has been a big year at Destination Dreaming- a few of the highlights: two government funded programs for Queensland youth a new program in West Arnhem Land, a wonderful new partnership with the Encouragement House in Timor approval of […]

Destination Dreaming Joins with CreatiVITI Fiji and WWF Partner Scuba Bula

Are you looking for an amazing new learning opportunity in 2012? We are excited to be partnering with two fantastic Fijian organisations in the coming year. Schools and community groups will now have the opportunity to support traditional art and craft education, or combine reef conservation with a diving experience. In 2012, we are looking […]

How We Won the Official Title of ‘Cool Company’

November has been one exciting month. Last Thursday night we rose above a field of over 700 nominations to be recognised as one of three finalists in the Social Capitalist Award. The Cool Company Awards are Anthill Magazine’s vehicle for celebrating Australian organisations that are doing things differently to bring about positive change. The magazine […]

Laying the Foundation for Nasivikoso Primary School, Fiji

This Monday the 11th of November was a very special day for Destination Dreaming and Nasivikoso, the Fijian village we have been working with since 2004. We were honoured to be a part of the foundation laying ceremony for the Nasivikoso Primary School. We joined with the village to bless the school site and pour […]

Scotch Oakburn College

During the September school holidays, nine students and two teachers from Scotch Oakburn College in Launceston ventured into the highlands of Timor-Leste on their inaugural International Community Partnership Program. The group stayed with the Encouragement House in Maliana and delivered an English tutoring program for one of the local high schools. Staying at the Encouragement […]

Tassie Students Learn From Community Life in Timor Leste

During the September school holidays, nine students and two teachers from Scotch Oakburn College in Launceston ventured into the highlands of Timor-Leste on their inaugural Community Partnership Program. The group stayed with the Encouragement House in Maliana and delivered an English tutoring program for one of the local high schools. Staying at the Encouragement House, […]

Four Days of Action and Adventure for Queensland Youth

Destination Dreaming facilitated a second Life in Action Program for Community Solutions this Winter holidays. Teenagers from the Sunshine Coast spent four days engaging in sport and recreation and life skills activities in beautiful Currimundi. Funded by the Queensland Government, the program was designed to provide young people access to a health and wellbeing program. […]

UN Youth Australia Delegates Get a Taste for the United Nations in Action

United Nations Youth Australia delegates recently returned from an amazing trip to Timor Leste, brushing shoulders with President Ramos Horta and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, and supporting the Encouragement House in Maliana. 13 travellers had the trip of a lifetime last month, the first of a series of visits planned to the Encouragement House, to […]

We All Must Act in Response to the East Africa Famine

This Friday we are posting a plea for support and commitment to address the worst drought in 60 years in Africa. Our media’s preoccupation with phone hacking and interest rates has resulted in too many Australian’s lacking awareness of the famine in the Horne of Africa. The UN estimates that more than 12 million people […]

United Nations Youth Australia 2011

United Nations Youth Australia delegates recently returned from an amazing trip to Timor Leste, brushing shoulders with President Ramos Horta and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, and supporting the Encouragement House in Maliana. 13 travellers had the trip of a lifetime last month, the first of a series of visits planned to the Encouragement House, to […]