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Lake Argyle Swim

Lake Argyle Swim

On Saturday 2 May, Ryan Armstrong is taking part in the Lake Argyle Swim in the Kimberley and raising money for Fighting Chance. Hear from Ryan below: The 2015 Lake Argyle Swim will be held on Saturday 2nd May 2015. The distance of the race is 20 kilometres. Myself (Ryan Armstrong – AKA Fish) and… Read More »

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Fighting Chance welcomes Premier Mike Baird

On Friday 13 February, Fighting Chance staff and interns welcomed Premier Mike Baird for a tour of our work hub. Premier Baird has been a huge supporter of our organisation, originally as MP for Manly but more recently as Premier of New South Wales. In November of last year, Fighting Chance was a beneficiary of the… Read More »

This American Life explores the impact of society’s expectations

This American Life from National Public Radio in America explored the impact that people’s expectations can have on people physically. They did this through the story of Daniel Kish who is blind, but has taught himself to safely navigate by clicking with his tongue. It’s a thought provoking exploration of a topic that is close… Read More »

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Jo Berry on ABC Mid North Coast ABC

Jo Berry from our team was interviewed by Michael Spooner on ABC Mid North Coast for IDPwD about her role as an ambassador for Don’t DIS My ABILITY and our upcoming Tour de Chance. Listen to Jo’s interview below: The Tour de Chance is our annual awareness and fundraising campaign. The Tour enables Australians from all walks of… Read More »

Fighting Chance and Just Better Care launch the 2015 Tour de Chance

2015 Tour de Chance launched!

We were thrilled to launch the 2015 Tour de Chance with Trish Noakes, CEO of the Tour’s gold partner Just Better Care, as part of celebrations for International Day of People with Disability at our Frenchs Forest work hub. The Tour de Chance is Fighting Chance’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign that enables Australians from all walks of life… Read More »

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Media alert!

Hear Jo from the Fighting Chance team on 5RPH radio in Adelaide. Jo from our LifeX team was recently on 5RPH Adelaide discussing her role as an ambassador for the Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign for next month’s International Day of People with Disability and what she does at Fighting Chance. Listen to Jo (the interview… Read More »

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Fighting Chance CEO wins Women’s Weekly Women of Future award.

We are absolutely thrilled that our CEO, Laura O’Reilly, was announced as the winner of Women’s Weekly Women of the Future 2014 Award. Decided by an amazing panel of judges made up of Rachel Griffiths, Penny Wong, Turia Pitt, Lisa Wilkinson, Jennifer Hawkins, Jana Wendt and Ann Sherry, Laura was selected from more than 500… Read More »

The cost of employment

For most young adults, having a job is something they identify with (specifically if their chosen career field requires them to work their way from the ground up) and getting a job is hard enough as it is, at the best of times. Please note that it’s not just a generational thing because there are… Read More »

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ABC Radio 2014

Missed Fighting Chance co-founder Jordan O’Reilly on ABC 702 with Linda Mottram? Listen again here as Jordan talks about Fighting Chance, the Tour de Chance fundraising event and being a part of the Y20 planning group.