First Grant for 2016
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First Grant for 2016

Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation are proud to announce  their first grant in 2016 to Laura Cattle from West Wyalong. Laura is the eldest of seven children and a talented and committed volleyball player. She received the opportunity to play volleyball and study for a degree in occupational therapy at Mount Marty College in South Dakota in 2014….

International Presentation
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International Presentation

Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation  travel safety  program became international in November 2015. AGC Parnell College in Auckland  invited Kate to present to senior students and parents.  New Zealanders are travelling more and sadly their are many avoidable incidents and Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation is committed to raising awareness through  travel safety education.  Kate was invited to return in…

Smartraveller Launch
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Smartraveller Launch

Kate was invited to attend the launch of the new smartraveller website and strategy by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, on 2nd November in Melbourne. This day is the third anniversary of Nicole’s memorial service and an honour that the Foundation’s travel safety education with senior high school students is being recognised by DFAT. Please…

Talent Quest Winners
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Talent Quest Winners

Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation have established a talent quest at St Finbars  Primary School , where Nicole was school captain. Kate presented trophies to the overall winners and certificates to winners of each year. This is a wonderful event encouraging   students to show their talents singing, dancing, comedy, playing  instruments and all having fun. Thank you to…

Winner: Jetstar Flying Start Grant
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Winner: Jetstar Flying Start Grant

Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation announced as the winner of the Jetstar Flying Start grant. The Jetstar Flying Start grant includes $15,000 in flights to allow Kate to continue taking her travel safety campaign across Australia and soon to New Zealand.  The $15,000 in funds for Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation will help create a travel safety video to educate all…

New Partnership: Sydney Dance Company
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New Partnership: Sydney Dance Company

New partnership confirmed with Sydney Dance Company, supporting young people in regional Australia, starting 2016. Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation are very fortunate and grateful to receive a grant from  the St George Foundation to create a special legacy to honour Nicole’s passion for dance.  Nicole was appreciative of the dance opportunities she received in Sydney and…