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To provide help and assistance for public relief, emergency aid and community welfare for persons in necessitous circumstances in Australia.

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HALL OF FAME 2020

At this time each year, usually at our MD 201 National Convention, the Australian Lions Foundation Board has great pleasure in inducting worthy Lions into the Australian Lions Foundation Hall of Fame.

These inductees are Lions who have served, and are still serving their community, not only through Lions but through many other avenues.

We have great pleasure in announcing that this year’s recipients are:
PDG Anne Jones OAM (N4), PCC Ian Kelly OAM (W2), Lion Peter Boge (Q3) and PDG Bob Goldsworthy (Q3).

Formal presentation will be made by the respective District Governors and State Directors at a suitable time in the future.

Congratulations to all very worthy recipients.

HALL OF FAME Recipients
HALL OF FAME Honour Roll

WHO WE ARE

After Cyclone Tracy demolished most of Darwin in December 1974 , in the period 1975 to 1976, Lions Australia formed two bodies –

  • Australian Lions Community Emergency Relief Fund (“ALCERF”) to co-ordinate fundraising for disaster relief;
  • And a National Disaster Committee

In 1980 the Disaster Committee was amalgamated into the Emergency Relief Fund.

The Foundation was formed in 1981 by the District Governors of the day and this was formalised at the Multiple District Convention of Lions at Mt. Gambier in 1983.

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WHAT WE DO

The Foundation provides financial assistance and support, in times of Disasters/Emergencies and for Community Welfare Projects. 

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WHERE WE WORK

Drought Relief Appeal was a large part of our work from July 2018 onwards., and is still ongoing.

Nationally raised $1.5 Million

  • Fodder for livestock
  • Food for working dogs
  • Drinking water and food for families
  • Fuel to transport fodder
  • School fees
  • Medical Bills
  • Other household Bills (electricity etc.)

 

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ALF AWARDS

WILLIAM R. TRESISE FELLOW AWARD

This award, named after the Founder of Lions in Australia, will be presented to a Lion, Lioness, Leo or Non – Lion where the nominating Club, Zone, District or other Lions Group makes an undesignated gift of $2,000.00 to the Australian Lions Foundation in honour of that person.

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IAN M. STOCKDALE HUMANITARIUM AWARD

This award is named after Past International Director Ian Stockdale – a most popular and respected member of the Lions organisation.. He was a true Christian gentleman who devoted his life to ensuring a bright future for others. Ian was co-founder of the Lions Licola Village

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JAMES D. RICHARDSON HONOUR AWARD

This Award is named after James D Richardson, who in 1958 was the first Australian to serve as a Director on the International Board of Directors.

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LET’S WORK TOGETHER

The Australian Lions Foundation providing financial assistance and support to local communities in times of need.

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