2018 Activity Report

‘Hi my name is Jemma. I am 11 years old and in my last year at Primary School. I have written this letter to tell you how helpful and useful your program is’ read more in our latest Activity Report.

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OTDF Newsletter June 2017

I came across this quote from Wes Beavis, “Belief is the fuel that propels potential into reality” that struck a chord with me regarding some of our previous recipients who because of their belief in themselves, have gone beyond their potential and have pursued their dreams and achieved amazing results. OTDF Newsletter June 2017

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Opening the Doors Activity Report 2015-16

On 4th August, 2016 Opening the Doors Foundation (OTDF) celebrated its fifteenth anniversary. What has been achieved over this period is a question I frequently ask myself as a Trustee? Founded to address the severe educational disadvantage being experienced by Aboriginal communities in Victoria by providing assistance to families to enable them to choose a [...]

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Opening the Doors Newsletter June 2016

Introducing Opening the Doors new team leader, Helen Christensen. Opening the doors newsletter June 2016.

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Activity Report 2014/2015

As I walked out the door as co-ordinator of the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry for Victoria for the last time on the anniversary of the Opening the Doors Foundation 4th of August 2015, I couldn’t help but think about many great achievements over the 25 years as co-ordinator and the relationships and friendships that have been [...]

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Oration & Birthday Celebration – 30 July 2015

Opening the Doors Foundation (OTDF), supported by Genazzano FCJ College, warmly invites you to their 14th Birthday Celebration. Guest Speaker – Vicki Clark Vicki Clark is a Mutthi Mutthi/Wemba Wemba woman, who has been instrumental in establishing and running Aboriginal Catholic Ministry in Victoria for 25 years where she has demonstrated dedicated service, leadership and a [...]

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OTDF June 2015 Newsletter

OTDF June 2015 Newsletter

“Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people have a long history of over-representation in both the youth and adult justice systems in Australia”. Opening the doors newsletter June 2015

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OTDF Newsletter June 2014

Each student who receives support from OTDF sends us a Progress Report about the best things to happen during the year and things that could have been better. We are constantly inspired by what these students and their supportive families are able to achieve. This is just a very small sample of the feedback we [...]

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Activity Report 2013/2014

Aboriginal leaders have been focusing efforts on the reduction of welfare dependency and increased self-reliance and pride for their people. The challenge in remote Aboriginal communities is enormous. Read more in our Activity Report 2014 For Aboriginal Communities in less remote regions where the bulk of the Indigenous families whose children are supported by the [...]

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You’re invited to our 13th Birthday Celebration

You’re invited to our 13th Birthday Celebration

Celebrate OTDF’s 13th birthday with Australian media commentator, television show producer and panel member on ‘The Marngrook Footy Show’, Leila Gurruwiwi on Wednesday 6 August. Book now.

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