3 Apr 2019
Convention to host the Hon. Jeremy Soames as guest speaker

What do Peter Cundall, Stephen Biddulph, Nick Haddow, Leigh Woolley, Annette Downs, Ryk Goddard, Sally Dakis and Simon Currant have in common?

They are all Tasmanians, they have all made significant contributions to Tasmania and are ALL Churchill Fellows!! With the theme “Bringing Knowledge Home” the National Convention of Churchill Fellows will be held in Hobart, commencing this Friday (5th April).

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29 Jan 2019
CHURCHILL FELLOWS RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS 2019

TASMANIA'S BEST AND BRIGHTEST RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS 2019
Two of Tasmania's Churchill Fellows received recognition for their service to the Tasmanian community in the 2019 Australia Day Awards. Tasmanian Fire Service Chief Officer, Chris Arnol, has received timely recognition for his leadership and vision, being awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal. Kevin Perkins became a Member of the Order of Australia for his significant service to the visual arts as a specialist timber craftsman. Congratulations on this worthy recognition.

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9 Jan 2019
UNDERGROUND ANCIENTS

Dr Niall Doran (Churchill Fellow 2017) has been recognised for his work in producing the hit film, Sixteen Legs - a documentary on the Tasmanian cave spider. Dr Doran is also director of state environmental education organisation, the Bookend Trust, and will be just one of the cohort of exceptional Tasmanian Churchill Fellows presenting at the forthcoming National Convention.

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19 Nov 2018
Pastor Norm Reed Nominated for Local Hero Award

Pastor Norm Reed (Churchill Fellow 2014) nominated as one of four finalists in the category Local Hero, Australia Day Awards 2019. https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/fellows/detail/3959/Norman+Reed
Norm is the Pastor of the Christian Family Centre, a church close to Tasmania’s Risdon prison. Since moving to Hobart about six years ago, Norm has been passionate about getting into gaol. And since ‘breaking-in’ he’s been determined to champion the cause of the children and families of prisoners, who are often the hidden victims in the criminal justice system. Congratulations, Norm, on this nomination. Norm is presenting at the National Convention of Churchill Fellows 2019 here in Hobart.

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19 Nov 2018
National Convention of Churchill Fellows 2019 Brochure

A brief 'snapshot' of what is in store for the National Convention of Churchill Fellows 2019!

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26 Sep 2018
MEET OUR FELLOWS

DR HAZEL MACTAVISH-WEST (2017) is very proud to be one of six of Tasmania's 2017 Churchill Fellows, and thrilled to have the chance to be a part of the organising committee to host the 2019 National Convention here in April next year.
"It won't be long now til the 2018 Churchill fellows are announced! AND we all get to put our glad-rags on again for the Government House 'do'! Wishing everyone all the best with their travels and reporting.
Make sure you're registered for the convention. Last year I found the diversity of fellows I met was an inspiration - many passed on valuable hints and tips for planning my fellowship.
Oh, and if you are in a "vegetable-y" type of mood - check out my report!"

Enjoy!

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10 Sep 2018
Dr Jon Lane - Peer Support Program

Dr Jon Lane (Churchill Fellow 2014), Australia's first military psychiatrist to serve in Afghanistan, has been instrumental in the development of a unique counselling program for defence veterans, which runs over a 12 week period.
Learn much more by clicking on the following link http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-09/peer-support-program-helping-burnt-out-emergency-workers/10217108

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17 Jul 2018
PLAY by JABRA LATHAM

JABRA LATHAM (Churchill Fellow 2016) was awarded a fellowship to study classical saxophone teaching strategies, techniques and philosophies - Germany, Netherlands, U.K., France, Switzerland and USA.

Jabra's latest work features a selection of his music, guest dancer, Anaya Latham and includes pieces from his new album, 'Play' and more. Also featuring music by Emily Sheppard for solo violin.

More details on this performance can be found on https://www.facebook.com/events/1899652230093661/

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8 Jul 2018
PRESIDENT'S PRIZE WON BY LEIGH WOOLLEY

Leigh Woolley FRAIA (Churchill Fellow 1999) wins the 2018 President's Prize, recognising distinctive work and significant contributions made by an architect, urban design practitioner, researcher, theorist, author and educator extraordinaire. Leigh has dedicated his life's work to developing architectural and urban design principles inspired by the relationship between Tasmania's built environment and the cultural and natural landscapes that make up its contextual setting.

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2 Jul 2018
HON. JEREMY SOAMES ACCEPTS INVITATION TO SPEAK AT CONVENTION

The Honourable Jeremy Soames has accepted the invitation to speak at the 2019 National Convention of Churchill Fellows.
The Honourable Jeremy Soames is the Chair of Trustees of the UK WCMT. Jeremy spent the majority of his career in investment management and banking, mostly with the N M Rothschild Group. He has also been Chairman of the National Pension Fund for Nurses, a Trustee of the Royal Opera House Trust and the Burdett Trust. He has acted as Non Executive Chair or Director for a number of companies in the financial sector.
Jeremy is the second son of Mary Soames, and grandson of Sir Winston.

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13 Jun 2018
Tasmanian Churchill Fellow Awarded OAM

William Lovering of Sorell has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his service to the community.
William was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 1979, enabling him to travel to USA, Canada and Sweden to study developments in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of homeless alcoholics.

Congratulations to William on receiving this honor!

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30 May 2018
Visit COMA a museum of medical artefacts at the Convention

Tasmanian Churchill Fellow Dr Philip Thomson is founding President of new museum COMA take a tour in April!

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29 May 2018
Sixteen Legs is a nature documentary like no other

Produced by Tasmanian Churchill Fellow Niall Doran it will be screened at the National Convention!

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28 May 2018
Look to the sky for the Tassie Wedge Tailed Eagle

Tasmanian Churchill Fellow and zoologist for threatened species Claire Hawkins is leading this initiative!

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