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OUR SHARED

FUTURE

OUR SHARED

JOURNEY

  • nineteen80

    The Story Begins

    It all starts at Granma’s, a crisis youth refuge opened at rural Ingleside, by Neville Wran in 1980 and operated by ‘The Godmothers’.

  • Nineteen90

    Friendships Forged

    Granma’s joins forces with the Manly Warringah Youth Accommodation and Birkley Cottage, before Burdekin is born in the late 1990s.

  • twenty00

    Early Innovation

    We pioneer new models in Community Care, Early Intervention, Family Supports, Outreach and Aftercare, and open a central office at Dee Why.

  • Twenty10

    Growth & Maturity

    In the early 2000s, we move to a new home at Brookvale, gain accreditation by Office of Children’s Guardian, and become a Community Housing Provider.

  • Twenty20

    Change & Transformation

    We expand into new territory and embark on a program to renew and reimagine our Vision, Purpose, Values and Strategy for the future.

OUR SHARED

JOURNEY

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Community Development
Family Supports
Out-Of-Home Care
Youth Housing

3140

YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORTED

95%

ENGAGED IN EDUCATION OR EMPLOYMENT

80%

YOUNG PEOPLE SUPPORTED

OUR SHARED

VISION

Young lives, lived to their

FULL POTENTIAL.

At Burdekin, we believe every young person has the right to a life that offers opportunities to fulfil their potential.

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Our Shared Vision
informs the way we see the world, and the role we play in shaping its future for the young people that will inherit it.

OUR SHARED

PURPOSE

To inspire

HOPE

Put simply, we exist to inspire young people to believe that their lives can be enriched by experience and empowered by hope.

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Our Shared Purpose
is what fuels our motivation and ignites our imagination.

OUR SHARED

VALUES

Imaginative.

We find a way.

Responsive.

We embrace individuality.

Determined.

We give it our all.

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Our Shared Values
are easy to spot. They’re who we are, so they show up in the way we do all that we do.

OUR SHARED

PRIORITIES

number 1

People.

We’re investing more in building capability and promoting growth within our people and clients... so that they’re more confident, resilient and better equipped to fulfil their potential.

number 2

Partners.

We’re investing more in cultivating relationships, partnerships and collaborations... so that more stakeholders can participate in and contribute to realising our Vision.

number 3

Platforms.

We’re investing more in improving our systems, technologies, processes and platforms... so that we’re more efficient, productive, and better able to create and deliver value for all of our supporters.

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Our Shared Priorities
keep us focused on the things that make us stronger, better and more capable.

SHARE HOPE WITH US

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