The Harper Bernays Charitable Trust supports a wide range of projects across a broad spectrum of charitable purchases. A sample of some of the many projects and charities we have supported can be found below.
House With No Steps
House With No Steps (HWNS) provides services and support to adults and children with physical, intellectual, sensory and psychiatric disabilities across New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT.
For more on our support of the House With No Steps, click here.
Opera & Arts’ Support Group
Established in 1991, the Opera & Arts’ Support Group (OASG) supports the training of talented young singers and musicians.
To read more about the work of the Opera & Arts’ Support Group and how we’re supporting the organisation, click here.
Epilepsy Action Australia
Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) provides innovative support and educational services for children and adults living with epilepsy and seizure-related disorders in Australia. The organisation funds vital services required for people living with epilepsy, including memory workshops; epilepsy nurse support; seizure management planning; and residential camps for families.
For more on Epilepsy Action Australia, click here.
Eye Openers Project: India
The Eye Openers Project is a Christian-based eye care program located in Payakaraopeta, India, which allows the poor and underprivileged to access critically needed eye care and medical services.
For more on the Eye Openers Project, and how our Charitable Trust is supporting and funding the organisation, click here.
Bush Heritage Australia
Bush Heritage Australia (BHA) acquires, manages and protects land of outstanding conservation value. It works to preserve and restore original ecosystems to ensure a prosperous future for our native flora and flora.
For more on Bush Heritage Australia and our funding of the Carnarvon Station Reserve, click here.
MS Australia and MS Research Australia
MS Australia has been supporting and helping people with multiple sclerosis (MS) since 1956. Today, MS Australia provides specialist programs to people with MS through an extensive network of centres, branches, support groups and health services. MS Research Australia was established in 2004 with a longer-term goal of finding both the cause and a cure for MS.
The Harper Bernays Public Charitable Trust manages charitable monies for a number of families who provide ongoing support to these organisations. For more on this, please click here.
ANU School of Music Student Scholarships
The Australian National University’s (ANU) School of Music has a proud and rich tradition of teaching elite music performers. The school strives to be among the world’s most innovative and challenging institutes for music education and research.
The Harper Bernays Public Charitable Trust has supported the School of Music through the provision of two scholarships. For more on the scholarships and the school, please click here.
Sydney Children’s Hospital Epilepsy Unit
The Sydney Children’s Hospital is one of Australia’s leading specialist medical centres for children. In particular, the hospital has a specialised and highly regarded unit for the treatment of epilepsy in children. The Harper Bernays Public Charitable Trust has supported the epilepsy unit through its fellowship program. For more on this, please click here.