Helping to strengthen the emotional wellbeing and resilience of young people and their families.
Our Community Investment Program aims to foster deep community partnerships that
encourage crucial social change. As part of this program, we are proud to continue our relationship
with Uplifting Australia and support their mission to strengthen the emotional wellbeing and
resilience of children and families.
The Uplifting Australia team passionately believe that improving the emotional wellbeing and
resilience of children is as important as teaching them to read and write. We agree.
At a time when approximately 1 in 5 people in Australia experience symptoms of mental illness each
year, there is a wealth of evidence to demonstrate that early intervention in these areas helps to
avoid problems occurring in teenage years and later life, rather than needing to fix chronic problems
once they occur.
Through a range of ‘Lift Off!’ programs, the organisation brings children and parents together to
learn strategies for increasing the parent-child connection and establishing healthy emotional
patterns that set children up for life and learning.
“I have gained useful knowledge and an understanding on strategies to implement within my class to support students’ emotional and social wellbeing. I will transfer this into my personal life to continue developing stronger and healthier relationships.” – Teacher, Hornsby South PS
These programs provide proven, positive and preventative strategies for fostering safe, happy and healthy children.
At Lion, we know our people bring their whole selves to work, so their wellbeing and that of their families is important to us. Uplifting Australia has enabled us to implement a range of positive programs for parents and kids within our own business. Positive parenting seminars and dedicated CampOut and HangOut events have helped to educate Lion parents on the healthy emotional development of children and, importantly, how best to build strong family connections.
Uplifting Australia continues to innovate and inspire through their dedication to building a healthier, happier future generation of Australians.