Beacon, a national non-profit organisation working in more than 110 secondary schools across all Australian states and territories, believes every young Australian can develop an independent will to achieve personal success for themselves and their community. Beacon has an established track record of helping inspire and motivate students to either stay in school and increase their educational engagement and attainment or choose a positive pathway that enables successful transition to employment, further education or training.


A New Way Forward

After 25 years of helping Australia’s young people strive towards post school opportunities, Beacon is heading into 2014 with some exciting news. We’re refining our model to deliver MORE of what we know helps deliver REAL results to students  keep reading »

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It’s been over a year since Sydney student Brendan Gamble attended Beacon’s Polish program, yet the one day sess...keep reading

When Annette Hollingsworth, Beacon Hall of Fame recipient for 2011, started her new role as Principal of Cressy District...keep reading

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Students at Plumpton High School are now striding proudly along the positive pathways of new-found self-belief and a wil...keep reading

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Join the Beacon Team

We are recruiting for Business Engagement Managers in Western Sydney and Northern Tasmania. For position descriptions...keep reading


Beacon featured on ABC News Breakfast

Beacon's dedication to combating youth unemployment was featured on ABC News Breakfast this morning. Beacon's CEO Sco...keep reading


Beacon’s Refined Model & Exciting New Direction

A New Way Forward After 25 years of helping Australia's young people strive towards post school opportunities, B...keep reading