Foundation welcomes new CEO

17 / 08 / 2016

The Aim for the Stars Foundation has a new head sis-STAR! Please welcome to the #sisstarhood our new Chief Executive Officer Trish Crews.

Trish has been on the Foundation’s Board for the past four years and is excited to be taking this next step. Since leaving the NRL in 2014, Trish completed a

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A Dane, a Surfer and a Work Club

29 / 07 / 2016

I promise this isn’t the beginning of a really bad joke. Instead, it’s a quick shout out to a new friend and supporter of the Foundation, Work Club.

In early 2015, Layne attended an event at Work Club Sydney, a co-working space and business club, founded by Danish-born Soren Trampedach. Fast-forward eighteen months and staff of Aim For The Stars call the Work Club Sydney office home. Up until now, the Foundation has never had an official office space, with staff working remotely.

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Surfing Legend touches down in Taree

18 / 03 / 2016


Layne touched down in Taree on Tuesday 15th March for an inspired day of events.The day kicked off with a motivational breakfast session with a group of indigenous girls at the PCYC. A stop at Taree High School filled the hall with over 600 students who gathered to listen to Layne's story, taking tremendous courage and motivation from her words. Finally the foundation launched its first rural Women's Leadership Forum to a sold out Club Taree, where inspiration was the talk of the town. Great day, thanks Taree for your kindness and support of the Layne Beachley Foundation.


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08 / 03 / 2016

                              FIND YOUR PURPLE PASSION THIS MONTH

Happy International Women's Day! Today we launched our Inspired Morning Tea month - complete with recipes, theming ideas, and a few tips from Layne in the kitchen!


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So... gather up your friends, work collegues and hold an Inspired soiree for the Foundation and help us raise important funds to extend our work nationally both in the city and rural Australia.

To help you with the planning of your event, you can take a look at our creative theming ideas, recipes, and short video clips - Plus we would love to hear from you too!

As women and girls, we need to remember how important inspiration is in all our lives and that just a little act of kindness can make such a difference to our lives. So share this positive message, and sign up to host an Inspired Morning Tea TODAY!

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Get Ready for our Inspired Morning Tea Event

06 / 03 / 2016


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Welcome to our STARS for 2016

09 / 02 / 2016

Here they are! Say hello to our 40, yes count them, 40 Scholarship winners. In 2016 our goal was to double the number of Scholarships awarded and thanks to the generous support of our sponsors WE DID IT! Congratulations girls. We've got some exciting times ahead. A special mention should also be given to everyone who sent through an application. The selection panel was blown away by the number and quality of the submissions. We had over 900 applications so there was some retty tough competition. Don't give up! The next round of Scholarships open in July. Keep on aiming for the STARS! 

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Beat The Beachley FUN DAY - SOLD OUT!

11 / 01 / 2016
Help us Raise Funds for our NEW Online Mentoring Program "Stars2Leaders".
The Layne Beachley Foundation is very grateful for the support of Carnival Australia who are hosting this amazing fun day event for us
onboard Carnival Legend berthed at Circular Quay, Sydney on Saturday 6th February from 10-1.30pm to help us raise funds for our new online mentoring program for girls and women, "Stars2Leaders".  This is an important initiative by the foundation, and a fun day for all.
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We've teamed up with Cricket Australia

06 / 11 / 2015

Cricket Australia has teamed up with seven-time world surfing champion Layne Beachley’s Aim for the Stars Foundation to offer female cricketers a scholarship to support their development.

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Financial grant for girls on the Northern Beaches

20 / 10 / 2015

In recognition of where it all started in her quest to win a world championship, Layne Beachley, through her foundation “Aim For The Stars” and with the generous support of the local arm of Clubs NSW, has announced the Layne Beachley Foundation Scholarship for 2016. 

This is a special scholarship open to all *girls and women in the Northern Beaches area who are looking for that extra financial support to achieve their goal in a chosen field of pursuit in any of the 2016 scholarship categories. These include: Academia and Education, Arts and Entertainment, Business and Leadership, Culture and Community Development, Environment and Sustainability, Science and Technology, and Sport. 

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Calling all inspiring girls and women studying across Australia!

15 / 09 / 2015
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