Our most recent awards and nominations

SHINE for Kids is a registered not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families of prisoners since 1982.

  • SHINE for Kids nominated for HRC 2016 Community Organisation Award

    Community Organisation Awards finalists 2016

    SHINE for Kids was one of five finalists for the Community Organisation Award in the 30th annual Human Rights Awards 2016. This award is presented annually to a non-government or community-based organisation with a proven track record in promoting and advancing human rights in Australia.

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  • ‘Colourful Dreaming’ earns a HESTA award nomination

    In early November we were nominated for a HESTA Community Sector Award for Outstanding Organisation. Our ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program was presented as an example of innovation and good practice: “SHINE for Kids Co-operative Ltd, North Parramatta, NSW – For developing the ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program to support children of incarcerated Aboriginal men by facilitating a community support network ...

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