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.

Another successful TRY Group Mentoring program finished up for the year!
Last week we held a graduation for our TRY Group Mentoring program participants at Werribee Primary School. Our TRY group
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Thank you Team TRY – Fundraising Target Reached!
On Sunday July 29, 20,000 people flocked the city to take part in Run Melbourne. For many this event is
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TRY Warmly Welcomes Newest Service – Richmond Multicultural Children’s Centre!
We are thrilled to announce our newest centre in the Children’s Services division – Richmond Multicultural Children’s Centre! We spoke
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Congratulations Susan Alberti – Victorian of the Year!
Congratulations to the inspirational Susan Alberti who has just been crowned Victorian of the Year! Susan is known for her
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When Passion Hits the Running Track
Team TRY participant Aaron is on his way to raising $500 to change a life at this year’s Run Melbourne.
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Another TRY Build Graduate Lands a Job!
We’re celebrating Nick, a member of our TRY Build family and his new employment with one of the big construction
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Celebrating the Success of the Doveton MiTH Program
In collaboration with Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre, TRY Australia has been managing a Group Mentoring program called MiTH (Mentoring in
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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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