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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.

EVERY ACCOMPLISHMENT BEGINS WITH A DECISION TO TRY.

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.

Mentoring is about overcoming all obstacles!
It was a fantastic turn out for a great day on Saturday at our mentor/mentee graduation ceremony down at the
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We need 124 positive adult role models. Today.
For a young person from a disadvantaged background, a positive mentor can change their life. Mentoring isn’t hard. You don’t
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TRY Build A-Team goes glamping in Western Gippsland!
Our new partnership with the glamping specialists Glamxperience is going far and wide! Our A-TEAM has been travelling to the
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Premier opens our first container conversion at Noble Park
In June this year the Premier Daniel Andrews opened our first container conversion for the Level Crossing Authority -a 40′
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A big thankyou to the winners of our 2017 Volunteer Awards and all our volunteers.
Our volunteers tutor, teach, mentor, coach and support our mentees with everything from personal crisis to learning how to play
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The Dandenong Urban Garden project: a garden in the centre of Dandenong’s CBD
Dandenong is one of Australia’s most culturally diverse municipalities. In the 2016 Census, nearly 76% of Dandenong residents indicated their
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Campeyn joins TRY Mentoring
TRY Australia is really excited by the partnership with the Campeyn Group, as we can already see some great synergies
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Snapshot: South Yarra Preschool
South Yarra is one of our star performing preschools with an ‘Exceeding’ rating across all 7 quality areas.
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