Official news, updates and media releases on the Menzies Foundation activity are available here.
21 March 2017
The 2017 National History Challenge is open for school registrations.
The Menzies Foundation is sponsoring a special category in the National History Challenge for 2017, with primary school students encouraged to expand their knowledge of Sir Robert Menzies by answering the question ‘How successful was Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister in helping to create a better world in modern Australia?’
14 March 2017
Harnessing new technologies, using innovative teaching methods and thinking about business, law and social impact differently, are central to building the next generation of change-makers, according to 2012 Menzies Scholar Jessica Roth.
3 March 2017
Driven by a passion for human rights and international politics, Sienna Amarant will be the first person in her family to attend university and will undertake a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and International Study thanks to the support of a Fielding Menzies Tertiary Scholarship.
3 March 2017
A passion for maths and science coupled with a craving for creativity have steered Ashleigh Miller towards an architecture degree at The University of Melbourne with the support of a Fielding Menzies Tertiary Scholarship.
2 February 2017
So how exactly did a former pilot in the RAAF find himself managing the multi-billion dollar Oppenheimer Family endowment?
1 December 2016
NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellow and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) laboratory head, Dr Nick Huntington, has been awarded the Burnet Prize to top off an outstanding year for the early career researcher.
30 November 2016
The International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS)* has awarded NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellow Dr Si Ming Man, with the Milstein Young Investigator Award for 2016.
29 November 2016
An exploration of Sir Robert Menzies’ role in the Maralinga nuclear tests has won young Biruk Kahsay from St Monica’s Catholic Primary School in Footscray, Melbourne, the Menzies special category prize in the National History Challenge.
23 November 2016
Training programs to help physiotherapists and other health professionals support adults with disabilities identify and participate in sporting activities, will be boosted by a Menzies Alumni Community Leadership Grant.
22 November 2016
The death of his brother’s team mate on the soccer field led Professor Jamie Vandenberg, Menzies Scholar and Deputy Director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Centre in Sydney, to think about how he could combine his professional expertise and his passion to help players stay active in soccer for longer.
21 November 2016
A program which provides support to young people who live with a parent with mental illness will benefit from the Inaugural Menzies Alumni Community Leadership Grants, awarded in Sydney this week.