Our Community Investment

Total 2014-15 community contribution (direct and in kind) – $2,989,628.75*.

Cumulative community investment through the Medibank Community Fund since 2011 – $13,813,391.

*2015 social investment data has been verified by the London Benchmarking Group (LBG) methodology.

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING CONTINUES TO RISE

MCF FLAGSHIP PARTNERS* 2015 ACHIEVEMENTS

215
New schools joined the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program with approximately 26,875 new students participating in the program
100000
children participating in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program
800
New schools now participating in Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program
570
students who were part of The Smith Family’s 'Learning for Life' program graduated in January 2015

KEY OUTCOMES FOR MCF-SUPPORTED PROGRAMS IN 2014-2015

19000
people voted for their favourite local program to receive a Medibank Community Grant funding
5217
new walkers registered to join the Heart Foundation Walking program bringing the total number of participants to 22,000
27
Yalari students completed Year 12, and 21 will go on to study at TAFE or University
8
research grants given to leading universities to improve patient care outcomes
7500
people supported with information about depression and anxiety by 129 MCF Chat 'n Check sessions with beyondblue provided with information
23
local physical activity projects received a share in $600,000 of Medibank Community Grant funding
7
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students commenced student Indigenous traineeships at Medibank under our new Indigenous Employment Strategy
4
MCF scholarship students completed nursing studies in New Zealand