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Sir David Martin Foundation is a charitable trust run by a small team of staff that is overseen by a Board of Governors. The Trustee for Sir David Martin Foundation is Mission Australia.


Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC
Governor of New South Wales

Vice Patron

The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian MP
Premier of New South Wales

Board of Governors

One in 3 homeless young people say they are homeless because they are unable to afford housing costs or find work...

Homeless youth are much more likely to have alcohol and drug problems, mental illness and trouble with the law...

33% of youth aged 16 and 17 years have tried at least one type of illegal substance including; cannabis, hallucinogens, amphetamines, ecstasy, opiates or cocaine...

Over 100,000 Australians are homeless on any given night, of which at least 44,000 are aged 12 to 25...