Latrobe Valley Bus lines hosts industry tour for Ladder participants

Step Up Latrobe Valley participants were treated to an industry tour and learned about a range of employment opportunities available locally. Read more

Ladder’s latest Navigator Pilot Program results in students reengaging successfully in school

A wonderful group of young people have graduated from our third and final Navigator program with Berry Street in Warragul. Read more

Ladder increases young people’s job readiness at the Salvation Army’s Tools for the Trade program

We recently delivered sessions on job interview preparation to a group of fantastic young people in Victoria. Read more

Gippsland Employment Skills and Training host a tour for Step Up Latrobe Valley participants

Step Up Latrobe Valley participants recently attended a tour at GEST to learn more about the service and how they can support them in their employment and education journeys. Read more

Aaliyah finds independence through the Step Up Sydney program

Aaliyah joined the Ladder Step Up Sydney program which enabled her to gain more confidence and she is now living independently. Read more

Ladder kicks off third Navigator program with Berry Street

We welcomed another enthusiastic group of young people who have a commitment to return to school. Read more

Thank you for supporting Ladder during the 2022 Toyota AFL Finals Series

Your support will enable Ladder to continue to work with young people to achieve their full potential. Read more

Ladder staff completes Youth Mental Health First Aid training

Ladder Development Coach Brittany recently completed her Youth Mental Health First Aid training which will allow her to upskill Ladder young people, staff and other AFL and AFLW players. Read more

Jen sets new goals and continues to achieve them with the help from Ladder

Jen has continued working with her Development Coach to achieve her new goals post program. Read more

Good friends Kai and Cooper continue to motivate one another post Ladder program

Good friends Kai and Cooper joined our first Navigator pilot program in partnership with Berry Street. Both have now returned to school full-time. Read more

Ladder 2022 AFL Finals Pin Campaign

Support Ladder to improve the lives of young people experiencing disadvantage. Read more

Our second Navigator program graduates kicking goals in Bass Coast/South Gippsland

Another group of fantastic young people have graduated from our Navigator program with Berry Street in Bass Coast/South Gippsland. Read more

Melbourne Demons AFLW player Eliza West participates in online Q&A with Navigator program

Eliza shared her personal life experiences and encouraged young people to reach their goals. Read more

The Hon. Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC launches Ladder Step Up Sydney Impact Report 2022 at GWS GIANTS HQ

The Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services, Natasha Maclaren-Jones launched our report and announced additional funding for the Ladder Step Up Sydney program. Read more

Welcome to our latest Ladder Youth Mentor - Tim

The Step Up Sydney program supported Tim to achieve his personal and employment goals and now, Tim has signed up to support future program participants. Read more

North Melbourne Football Club hosts a VIP experience for Ladder young people

Our young people watched a training session and met with players to learn more about their career and goals. Read more

Ladder Step Up Latrobe Valley has supported 195 local young people since 2018

Another group of great young people have graduated from Program 20 of the Ladder Step Up Latrobe Valley program. Read more

ANZ staff mentor young people to become job ready

Our Step Up Latrobe Valley program participants travelled to Melbourne to participate in a Group Mentoring day with our volunteers from ANZ. Read more

Our first Navigator pilot program graduates kicking goals in Gippsland

Five fantastic young people have graduated from our first Navigator pilot program with Berry Street in Gippsland. Each have a commitment to return back to school or are seeking alternative education. Read more

Ladder program participants celebrate NAIDOC Week

Throughout the week, Ladder program participants have been celebrating NAIDOC Week and learning more about the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more

Ladder commences a second AFL Indigenous Woomeras program after successful first program

Much like the Woomera (traditional Aboriginal tool) is designed to do to the spear, the program is all about giving strength and direction to the female participants. Read more

Step Up Sydney become job ready with Skillsroad

We welcomed Skillsroad to support Step Up Sydney participants with the skills and confidence to apply for and sustain employment. Read more

Please consider supporting Ladder's Tax time Appeal

Make a tax deductible donation today! Read more

GWS GIANTS team up with young men in Western Sydney to promote positive men’s health

Inaugural GWS GIANTS AFL Captain Phil Davis spoke to our Step Up Sydney young men to promote positive men’s health and shares his five health tips. Read more