• Cynthia’s Story 14 Feb 2020

    Cynthia Brew was an only child who grew up in Lindfield, Sydney. She had a near idyllic childhood growing up in the great outdoors. Her father and uncle both fought in the First World War and were veterans of Gallipoli. Her mother migrated from England in the 1920s.
    Cynthia attended Hornsby Girls High and

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  • Common questions about leaving a gift in your will

    Common questions about leaving a gift in your will 20 Jan 2020

    ‘Oh no, I’m not very well-off – I can’t afford to leave anything to a charity in my Will.’
    ‘Well, I have six grandchildren, so I can’t include a charity because they would miss out!’
    These, or something similar, are two of the most common responses to the idea of including a charity in

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  • Supporting our community during bushfire

    Supporting our community during bushfire 15 Jan 2020

    By Jim Hungerford, CEO of The Shepherd Centre

    The current bushfire season is unprecedented and continues to cause tremendous devastation across Australia.
    From myself and the whole team at The Shepherd Centre, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank our emergency services community, those caring for our precious wildlife and any volunteers working

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  • Four ways The Shepherd Centre is supporting non-English speakers

    Four ways The Shepherd Centre is supporting non-English speakers 13 Jan 2020

    Do you speak a language other than English?
    At The Shepherd Centre, we are committed to supporting families from all cultural backgrounds.
    We understand that it may be difficult to understand our services if you are new to Australia or English is not your home language.
    Here are several ways The Shepherd Centre can support

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  • Dick & Pip Smith visit our Newtown Centre

    Dick & Pip Smith visit our Newtown Centre 16 Dec 2019

    Last Tuesday morning we enjoyed a special visit from philanthropists Dick Smith and his wife Pip at our Newtown centre.
    In 2018, Dick was awarded our Australian Father of the Year Award and earlier this year attended the ceremony for our 2019 Shepherd Centre Australian Father of the Year announcement. 
    Dick and Pip are strong supporters

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