Scholar 2020 Interviews

Sujin Jang

Sujin Jang

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Bronte Charles

Bronte Charles

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Cameron Tirendi

BHP | Principal Program Delivery | Global Co-Lead Jasper, LGBTIQ+ ally network | Mental Health…

Nathan Cappelluti Photo

Nathan Cappelluti

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Jacinta Clark

Jacinta Clark was welcomed into the Pinnacle family in 2018 as one of our scholars….

Penny Wilson

Penny Wilson is one of our valued regular donors and has supported The Pinnacle Foundation…

Mardi Gras 2021

The Pinnacle Foundation participated in our first ever #SydneyMardiGras and what an amazing night it…

The Honourable Justice Thomas Bradley

The Honourable Justice Thomas Bradley shares with us why he decided to become a Pinnacle…

Out For Australia 30 Under 30 Award

Congratulations!   We at The Pinnacle Foundation would like to congratulate everyone who has been awarded…

Dr Glen Lo

Dr Glen Lo

What inspired you to become a mentor at The Pinnacle Foundation? My inspiration is to…

Arthur Forrest

Arthur Forrest

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Georg Tamm

Georg Tamm

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

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Ben Bjarnesen

What inspired you to become involved with The Pinnacle Foundation? Growing up I didn’t have…

The extraordinary joy of being considered ordinary

South Australian committee member, Simon Royal, wrote a gorgeous article for Indaily, featuring Pinnacle scholar…

Odette Maher

Every year we receive inspiring and outstanding applications from young LGBTIQ+ Australians all around the…

Lewis McFarlane

Lewis McFarlane

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Picnic For Pinnacle – SA

All across the country, people are getting together in pubs, breweries, restaurants, wineries and at…

The History of The Pinnacle Foundation

The Pinnacle Foundation’s journey began serendipitously back in October 2005 when Sean Linkson OAM, filling…

“The art of changing lives”

A gift made possible by two of South Australia’s most significant arts figures is changing…

Connor Allen

Connor Allen

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

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Renae Papalexiou

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Hannah Worsley

Hannah Worsley

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

James Holland

James Holland

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Laura Cripps

August 2019

Laura Cripps What was it like for you to be part of The Pinnacle Foundation…

Alastair Lawrie

Alastair Lawrie has been a valued mentor at The Pinnacle Foundation for the past three…

Alan Joyce AC, Patron of The Pinnacle Foundation

Alan Joyce AC shares his thoughts about the value and impact of the Pinnacle program.

MEDIA RELEASE

Developments at The Pinnacle Foundation Established in 2007, The Pinnacle Foundation is a national charity…

Lili Murtagh

Lili Murtagh

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Anu Francis

Anu Francis

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Hayden Moon

Hayden Moon

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Nic Steepe

Nic Steepe

Nic’s journey with The Pinnacle Foundation has come full circle – he began as a…

Picnic For Pinnacle

Things are in full swing with Picnic for Pinnacle. Picnics are being hosted by supporters…

Rhian Mordaunt

Rhian Mordaunt

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

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My worlds are clashing by Rhian Mordaunt

Pinnacle Foundation scholar, Rhian Mordaunt, recently penned this beautifully written and powerful piece for the…

Jennifer Westacott AO, Patron of The Pinnacle Foundation

Jennifer Westacott AO shares her thoughts about the importance of the Pinnacle program.

Angel St. James

Angel St James

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle Foundation….

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Scott Aldred and Zac Hayes

Each year at The Pinnacle Foundation we introduce new scholars into our Pinnacle Scholarship Program….

David Edwards Photo

David Edwards

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Oliver McGrath

Oliver McGrath

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Hayden Moon

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Lorraine Hall

Lorraine Hall

Lorraine Hall has been a valued mentor at the Pinnacle Foundation for nearly four years,…

Scholar Welcome 2021 – ACT

As we start to emerge, in a COVID-safe way, our scholars, mentors, Committee and Board…

Murray Gatt

Murray Gatt

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Isabella Kotasek

Isabella (Izzy) Kotasek

Tell us a little about your journey and how you became involved with The Pinnacle…

Dylan Lloyd

Dylan Lloyd

I want to share with you some of the ways in which Pinnacle has empowered…

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Article posted in the Star Observer (August 17, 2020)

Philip Comans graduated in the 1970s when tertiary degrees were free for students in Australia….

Brisbane Pride Festival March 2021

After the uncertainty of the last eighteen months, The Pinnacle Foundation’s Queensland committee seized the…

Andy Tran

In 2019, The Pinnacle Foundation welcomed Andy Tran as one of our scholars. During his…

Her Excellency the Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria

Pinnacle Foundation Patron-in-Chief, Her Excellency the Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, hosted a…

MEDIA RELEASE

Launch of Project Pronoun Only two chief executive officers of Australia’s top 100 ASX-listed companies…

Caitlyn Georgeson

Caitlyn Georgeson

Caitlyn took part in The Pinnacle Foundation’s Scholarship program during 2014-2017 while undertaking a Bachelor…

Brenda Appleton

Trans Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility is an annual international celebration of transgender pride and awareness, recognising…