News

  • June 13, 2016

    Darshak Mehta & Mike Coward Awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours

    The LBW Trust is delighted that two Co-Founders of the Trust, Darshak Mehta and Mike Coward, were recognised for their outstanding service to the Trust, with an OAM and AM respectively.
     
    Both Darshak and Mike are well known amongst the LBW Trust community.
     
    Darshak was Chairman of the Trust for 10 years and is now our President.  He has been a tireless leader and relentless advocate for LBW Trust projects. He has been acknowledged and honoured for his service to the community through charitable organisations.
     
    Mike Coward remains a LBW Director and has played a major role as interviewer and MC at LBW Trust events.  Mike has also had an ongoing commitment  with the LBW Trust Education Committee.  This AM award recognises Mike’s “significant service to the print and broadcast media as a journalist, commentator, author and historian, and to cricket”.
     
    Please join the LBW Trust in congratulating Darshak and Mike for their outstanding achievements. 

  • May 28, 2016

    YourTutor to provide Online Educational Support to the Heartland College in Nepal

    A major sponsor of the Batting for Change XI program, YourTutor, have extended their support for the LBW Trust by providing online educational sessions to the Heartland College in Nepal.
     
    The LBW Trust have supported the Heartland College for the last 5 years. Initially, it was to help Heartland build a matriculation college for its graduating students as a pathway to tertiary education.  The College opened last year and is currently educating 45 students with a new intake due to commence studies later this year.
     
    YourTutor is an Australian online education provider currently supporting universities, TAFE’s and schools across the country.  Students at Heartland College will soon be able to ask YourTutor’s online experts for help, particularly in reference to their English studies.  The LBW Trust is pleased to have assisted Heartland College connecting with YourTutor and for the College to be able to directly benefit from Australian educators.