The Oceania Australia Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-political organisation located in Australia. The Oceania Australia Foundation conducts its operations with a view to achieving the following ends:
- advancing health standards in disadvantaged communities across the Oceania region, with a particular focus on the Pacific Islands;
- educating disadvantaged communities in basic physiology and the range of health benefits that result from physical activity;
- educating young people from such disadvantaged communities, including by way of scholarships to overseas universities;
- the promotion of leadership and social engagement in the community;
- encouraging gender diversity at a leadership level in the community; and
- the general enhancement of community spirit and cohesion in disadvantaged communities.
What we do
The Oceania Australia Foundation is committed to securing its objectives. It undertakes a broad range of activities in the furtherance of its mission, including:
- offering educational programmes promoting health and well-being via participation in physical activity, specifically targeting obesity, diabetes and heart disease;
- offering educational courses in sports coaching;
- providing scholarships for overseas study to promising young leaders;
- helping young people to develop leadership skills and community spirit including by providing them with opportunities to participate in sporting activities; and
- seeking funding or donations through fundraising events and engagement with State and Commonwealth governments in Australia.
Oceania Australia Foundation August 2014