An NRMA Insurance study tracking acts of everyday help in Australia has unearthed an unofficial economy potentially worth more than $43.5 billion.
Wheels were spinning and sausages were sizzling at the Harvey Dam last week as 40 riders made their way through the town for the annual Ronald McDonald Ride for Sick Kids.
WATCH: Telethon has seen its fair share of eyebrow-raising stunts but Spudshed king Tony Galati cropping his iconic ‘caterpillars’ for charity is one of the best — and bushiest.
The fundraiser’s spirit of giving reached remarkable levels, with West Aussies from all over the State opening their hearts — and wallets — for those in need.
Charlotte Elton & Simon Collins
Telethon 2021 has broken its own fundraising record, reaching a whopping $48 million with half an hour remaining in the broadcast.
The closing show of Telethon 2021 has kicked off with a bang, with a showstopping performance from Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse.
Perth’s biggest stars united to raise money for Telethon last night — but it was the littlest stars that stole the show.
Paralympic gold medallist Ben Popham has spoken out about his sadness at the death of Savanna Addis — his fellow 2011 little Telethon star.
After 54 years of fundraising, Telethon has reached the $400 million milestone — tipped over the line by a big donation from the Federal Government.
Charlotte Elton & Sarah Steger
Telethon has kicked off with a bang as some of WA’s favourite sports, TV and music stars join forces to raise money for WA’s sickest kids.
After two decades of pedal pushing for charity, the annual South West Bike Trek will see riders stop-off at Harvey and Waroona, as well as Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River.
A federal parliamentary committee has recommended the government scrap a crackdown on charities which critics say is aimed at silencing advocacy.
Eaton Community College students raised more than $700 for charity at their R U OK? Day fundraising project.
A McGowan Government initiative that has tracked 400 WA families living in poverty has provided an unprecedented insight into the lives of our most vulnerable citizens.
Ten lucky West Aussies have been announced as the inaugural cohort of Minderoo Foundation’s Artist Fund.
A Liberal backbencher has written to the federal government concerned about proposed charity regulations that critics say are designed to silence advocates.
Charities say tough new federal rules are an attempt to muzzle advocacy work and will detract from pandemic relief efforts.
Iron ore billionaire Gina Rinehart made a rare appearance at the annual HeartKids charity gala at Crown Perth over the weekend.
Telethon’s longtime auctioneer Ron Farris, who dedicated himself over many years to help WA’s famous fundraiser and numerous other charitable causes, has died at the age of 79.
Animals Australia is facing a fresh push to have its charitable status removed over allegations it breached reporting requirements and offered bribes in an attempt to expose ‘live exports cruelty’.
A WA-first study of families living in poverty has found many are only just being kept afloat by support services, and some are struggling to access the ‘basics’ of affordable and appropriate support.
WA not-for-profits are optimistic the State’s success in handling COVID-19 will contribute to a rise in philanthropic activity this year.
The daughter of Andrew Forrest didn’t need her dad’s positive test, to put a human face on the pandemic — she’s been witnessing the toll of the virus on some of the world’s most vulnerable for months.
New service providers have been announced for the Girls Academy after former Wildcat champion Ricky Grace was unable to secure funding for the education program.
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