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WE HAVE A VISION FOR A SAFER COMMUNITY. A new approach to engage with young people and their families and REDUCE THE LEVEL OF HARM in our cities.
WE HAVE A VISION FOR A SAFER COMMUNITY. A new approach to engage with young people and their families and REDUCE THE LEVEL OF HARM in our cities.
WE HAVE A VISION FOR A SAFER COMMUNITY. A new approach to engage with young people and their families and REDUCE THE LEVEL OF HARM in our cities.
Want to run? Create your own fundraising page to support TKYF by going to the City to Surf link "Create a supporter page" (bottom right) - Get your friends to donate to your run and our cause. With thanks.

Want to run? Create your own fundraising page to support TKYF by going to the City to Surf link "Create a supporter page" (bottom right) - Get your friends to donate to your run and our cause. With thanks.

Well known Australian composer Phillip Wilcher dedicated this piece on hearing of Thomas' death. Phillip has so generously dedicated ALL proceeds of the sale of the CD to the foundation. Please support us and purchase this amazing piece of music. Read more

Well known Australian composer Phillip Wilcher dedicated this piece on hearing of Thomas' death. Phillip has so generously dedicated ALL proceeds of the sale of the CD to the foundation. Please support us and purchase this amazing piece of music.
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Change.org petition closes with 144,331 signatures. It's the first step of a package of laws that will finally start putting a dent in our state's problem of alcohol-fuelled violence – and we can't thank you enough for helping us win this change through signing our petition.

Change.org petition closes
with 144,331 signatures
.

It's the first step of a package of laws that will finally start putting a dent in our state's problem of alcohol-fuelled violence – and we can't thank you enough for helping us win this change through signing our petition.

The TAKE KARE Safety Zone planned for Kings Cross, will help those who've had a few too many, giving them a safe place to replenish, connect and get home safely.

LAUNCH EVENT THE STAR   18th September 2013

LAUNCH EVENT THE STAR 
 
18th September 2013

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Cost of alcohol abuse to the NSW Government

Auditor-General's Report to Parliament

Counting the cost of alcohol abuse

The NSW Government does not estimate or report the total cost of alcohol abuse. The Audit Office of New South Wales’ sponsored research estimates it costs the government over $1 billion a year, or around $416 from each NSW household.

“If social costs are included, the total cost of alcohol abuse in New South Wales is around $3.87 billion per annum, or about $1,565 from each household,” said Mr Achterstraat.

The Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation was established in 2012 to help curb the kind of alcohol-fuelled violence that robbed Thomas Kelly of his life

Foundation Youth Ambassadors Madeleine Kelly and Chris Lee present CCTV camera to Potts Points residents today. Read more

Foundation Youth Ambassadors Madeleine Kelly and Chris Lee present CCTV camera to Potts Points residents today. Read more

MEDIA RELEASE March 7th: The Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation, working in conjunction with the City of Sydney, has funded and installed a CCTV camera in Victoria Street to cover the section of road where the two young men both lost their lives. Read more

The Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation teams up with the independent, non-partisan research organisation newDemocracy Foundation to develop a new approach to solving  late night violence in Sydney.  Read more

The Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation teams up with the independent, non-partisan research organisation newDemocracy Foundation to develop a new approach to solving  late night violence in Sydney
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The major television networks air Danny Green's coward punch advert as a community service message. 

12 months of terror (2013): the king hit violence killing our young men. This is a national tradgey. Read more 

12 months of terror (2013):
the king hit violence killing our young men. This is a national tradgey. Read more 

Drinking culture and children a toxic cocktail says Anne Hollonds SMH. Read more.

Drinking culture and children a toxic cocktail says Anne Hollonds SMH.
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Safety Kare CCTV Cameras - making safer streets, safer cities, an initiative in conjunction with Sydney City Council. Take Kare. 

Thomas Kelly's parents Kathy & Ralph Kelly deliver powerful speeches about son's legacy READ MORE

Ten new CCTV cameras installed by City of Sydney aim to curb alcohol filled violence. March 6th. Read more

Ten new CCTV cameras installed by City of Sydney aim to curb alcohol filled violence.
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NEWS: Australia's leading the way in crackdown on one-punch killers. Ralph Kelly speaks to the Telegraph UK. Read more

NEWS: Australian one-punch sentencing hits US and worldwide news. Ralph Kelly speaks to Bloomberg News USA. Read more

One-punch laws: Barry O'Farrell announces sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney. SMH 21/01/2014 Read More

One-punch laws: Barry O'Farrell announces sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney. SMH 21/01/2014
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Tony Abbott appalled by spate of "coward punches" calls for tough penalties.  ABC News 09.01.2014 Read More

Tony Abbott appalled by spate of "coward punches" calls for tough penalties.  ABC News 09.01.2014
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A Year in Review 2013 Ralph Kelly TKYF Director Read more

A Year in Review 2013
Ralph Kelly TKYF Director
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Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore will tomorrow endorse 10 new CCTV cameras to be installed at a cost of $350,000 over the next six months into Sydney CBD. Published 8/12/13. Read more

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore will tomorrow endorse 10 new CCTV cameras to be installed at a cost of $350,000 over the next six months into Sydney CBD. Published 8/12/13.
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Thomas Kelly's parents say they are "completely shocked" at the sentence handed down to the man who fatally punched the 18-year-old in Sydney's Kings Cross. 

Open Letter to Barry O'Farrell read more SMH

Open Letter to Barry O'Farrell read more SMH