Since 1883 we have been creating opportunities for young people to change their lives through the dignity of work.

Today we are a social purpose organisation, delivering access to early learning, mentoring for the vulnerable and those at-risk,
and training and employment opportunities for those wanting to try, but have not had the chance.


Across our centres we operate parent groups and playgroups creating opportunities for communities in areas challenged by diversity.

Since 1883 we have been providing positive adult role models to disadvantaged and vulnerable young people facing barriers to education and employment. By intervening positively in a young life we change outcomes for a community.

Many of our participants come from very challengeing backgrounds. TRY Build gives them the opportunity of a nationally accredited qualification that will give them a step up into a career in the building or construction industries.

Making a meaningful difference: learning how to teach children how to try. TRY is a niche provider of nationally accredited training in Early Learning and Childcare across metropolitan Melbourne.

TRY Clean provides entry level jobs to long term unemployed young people.

Introducing Tristan Miller – our Team TRY Ambassador for Run Melbourne 2018!
Who would think running 52 international marathons in 52 weeks could be possible? If you asked Tristan Miller back in
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McConnell Dowell LXRA excursion
Our Pre-Certificate and Certificate II trainees at TRY Build were lucky enough to get some hands-on experience on site the
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The Power of Volunteering!
In celebration of Volunteer Week and yesterday’s Volunteer Awards event, we would like to thank ALL of the incredible volunteers
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Volunteer Awards 2018
This morning at Perpetual, TRY Australia acknowledged our Volunteers with a Breakfast and Award Ceremony in celebration of National Volunteer
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Join Team TRY at Run Melbourne 2018
On July 29, step out to help a young person step up by running for Team TRY at Run Melbourne
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TRY Build and LXRA celebrated at Victorian Government Social Procurement launch
Last Thursday, members of TRY were among those celebrated at the launch of the Victorian Governments Social Procurement Framework. The
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Get into Construction!
Today our TRY Build team are at the Sellen Careers Expo at the Cranbourne Racetrack to promote TRY’s Certificate II
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Thank you Melbourne!
  We are thrilled to announce our #whochangedyourlife event at Bourke Street mall on Thursday 19 April was a great
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