Austal opens heart to help Angli­care

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

YOUNG Hearts, a not-for-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion, has re­ceived a sig­nif­i­cant fund­ing boost from lo­cal ship­builder Austal.

Austal do­nated $100,000 to Angli­care WA’s Young Hearts pro­gram, which of­fers coun­selling to 3000 chil­dren each year who have ex­pe­ri­enced fam­ily and do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

Angli­care WA chief ex­ec­u­tive Ian Carter said the do­na­tion would al­low the ser­vice to ad­dress the im­me­di­ate needs of chil­dren and pre­vent fu­ture is­sues.

Austal chief ex­ec­u­tive An­drew Bel­lamy said they were pleased to con­tinue sup­port­ing a vi­tal ser­vice.

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Pic­ture: Jon Hew­son

Angli­care CEO Ian Carter, Angli­care coun­sel­lor Lisa Farrelly and Austal CEO An­drew Bel­lamy.

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