The Safer Children, Safer Communities 2020 Progress Report documents the outcomes of the work program in 2020, achieved collectively with our community partners, towards making a meaningful impact on child safety and protection in Australia and across the Asia Pacific region.
Emerging Indigenous-led businesses, like fast growing non-alcoholic craft beer company Sobah Beverages, are set to receive a boost through a unique new funding partnership between First Australians Capital and Westpac.
Since starting with Westpac four years ago Cristina Carter had dreamed of undertaking a Jawun secondment. Despite the many challenges of 2020 Cristina was able to achieve her dream and became the bank’s 950th Jawun secondee - and the first to do it virtually.
We are pleased to share the organisations that will receive a 2020 Impact Grant through our Safer Children, Safer Communities program. These organisations are helping to protect and create safer communities for children and their families in Australia, with a focus on helping prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children.
“It’s called renewable energy, (but) my take is it is renewable life,” says Denis Pana at the Bomen Solar Farm, which underpinned Westpac’s pledge to source all electricity from renewable sources by 2025 via a “power purchase agreement”.