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Meet our awardees: 2017 Agricultural Awardee Dayna Grey
April 17th, 2018

Meet Dayna Grey, one of our 2017 Awardees for Agriculture who will be travelling overseas later this year. How did you get interested in agriculture? I didn’t always know...

Meet our awardees: 2017 Horticulture Awardee Jessica Smith
March 22nd, 2018

Jessica Smith is one of our 2017 Awardees for Horticulture who will be travelling overseas later this year. We asked her a few questions on how she got where...

After the award – Tim Eyes
February 28th, 2018

Every farmer in Australia feeds 600 people, 450 of these overseas. This is a statistic shared by 2010 Agriculture Awardee Tim Eyes in a recent presentation to Little Brothers,...

New blog – Nicholas Lennox
February 13th, 2018

2016 Skilled Futures – Electrical Installation Awardee Nicholas Lennox travelled to the UK earlier this year to live and work in London. Living in Stratford, London and working at...

After the award – Ben Madden
February 6th, 2018

When we first encountered a young Ben Madden in 1997, he was already showing talent as a successful cabinet maker. He won apprentice of the year in 1994 and...

Awardee report library
January 25th, 2018

When our awardees are planning their trips or thinking of applying for a BBM Youth Support Award, many find it useful to read about the experiences of those who...

After the award – Nathan Gore-Brown
January 10th, 2018

When Nathan Gore-Brown was awarded a Skilled Futures BBM Youth Support Award, he was already embodying the BBM value of creating opportunities for himself. When we first met Nathan,...

Merry Christmas!
December 20th, 2017

Merry Christmas and happy new year from all of us at BBM Youth Support – we hope you have a wonderful holiday. The BBM Youth Support office will be...

Mentoring: both sides of the story
December 13th, 2017

Over recent months, BBM Youth Support has undertaken a pilot mentoring program, pairing this year’s awardees with willing volunteers from our alumni community. Feedback from past awardees told us...

Cameron wins on the main stage
November 30th, 2017

Last weekend 2013/14 BBM Youth Support Awardee for Golf, Cameron Davis, won the Australian Open by one stroke. As reported by the Associated Press, Cameron Davis came from six...