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Education The Top Priority

Laurelle Poonkamelya is the mother of five children. While four have now finished school each ...
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Helping Our Family

“We are both growing and learning.” Sherona and Travis Bally Olbar are getting their life ...
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Less Stressed About Money

“It’s made life better for me and my family.” Katrina Douglas has taken responsibility for ...
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Getting Wise With Money

“I know where my money is going.” Donita Woibo wanted to buy all three of ...
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Parenting Together

“Things are starting to change.” Terry Woolla signed up to ITAV Strong Families to support ...
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Caring for her Large Family

Caring for her Large Family

With a large family, Seppi Bassani’s budget wasn’t stretching far enough to meet the needs ...
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Growing Healthy Food

Growing Healthy Food

It only took one Pop-up Visit to spark Bryan Toby’s interest in gardening. Following their ...
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Passion for Propogation

Passion for Propogation

Roseanne Bloomfield is using the skills she learnt at Garden Club to continue working on ...
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Nice Inside and Outside

Nice Inside and Outside

Susan Baru was one of the first to sign up to Home Pride following its ...
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Now I can save money for the things I need

Now I can save money for the things I need

Over the two years that Harry Liddy has been  an MPower member he has worked ...
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Teaching our Future

Terrence Creek’s dream is to work as a teacher at Coen State School. ‘I’m currently ...
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Scooting Along

Scooting Along

Jaccan Hart is not only an MPower and Wise Buys member, but also an MPower ...
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I own it now—it’s mine

I own it now—it’s mine

MPower has taught Rosie Denman to save for the things she needs and wants. ‘I ...
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Saving for the Future

With an overdue Telstra bill looming over her head, Davina Lakefield sought help from her ...
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A Beautiful Garden Getting Even Better

A Beautiful Garden Getting Even Better

Pride of Place is helping Maureen Karyuka to add even more plants to her garden. ...
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Saving Money

Saving Money

Janice Yunkaporta was having trouble saving money for things she needed. ‘My sister told me ...
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Support for Families

Support for Families

After attending a sushi making class in May, Trixie Kerr has eagerly continued her It ...
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The kids can’t wait to go to school

The kids can’t wait to go to school

Tellisa Temple signed up to Student Education Trust two years ago so she could start ...
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Managing Money

Managing Money

John Gunnawarra has been an MPower member since December 2012. Internet and Telephone Banking, Money ...
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Getting Back on Track

Getting Back on Track

Phillip Sandy knew he had to do something different. He admits he was drinking too ...
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