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Teana, a proud Gamilaraay woman, and her three children recently embarked on a life-changing holiday, immersing themselves in a world of healing and joy.

This transformative trip to Phillip Island allowed the family to create treasured memories and embrace the beauty of new experiences after overcoming the challenges of family violence.

Their story of resilience and renewal serves as an inspiring testament to the power of love and support.

Teana and her children have displayed incredible strength and determination throughout their journey of healing. Despite the obstacles they faced, Teana successfully resumed her childcare work and pursued tertiary studies, achieving remarkable results that reflect her unwavering spirit.

After months of perseverance and seeking support, the family had the opportunity to embark on a six-day getaway to Phillip Island.

During their stay, Teana and her children reveled in the island's enchanting attractions. They laughed and bonded while navigating the intriguing twists and turns of A'Maze N Things, embarked on a captivating journey through history at Churchill Island, and were captivated by the awe-inspiring Penguin Parade.

This holiday served as a transformative turning point for Teana and her family, offering a respite from their previous struggles and fostering a profound sense of healing and connection. The tranquility of Phillip Island, coupled with the love and support they shared, allowed them to embark on a new chapter filled with hope and joy.

The referral to the Magical Getaway Foundation (MGF) by Elizabeth Morgan House played a pivotal role in ensuring the family's access to the support they needed.

This holiday was not just a trip—it was a catalyst for a brighter future, where Teana and her children continue to inspire others by showcasing the strength that can emerge from adversity.

Their journey serves as a testament to the unwavering spirit of survivors and the incredible impact that a well-deserved break can have.

Teana and her family's tale of healing and newfound joy embodies the essence of hope, reminding us all that through love, support, and embracing new experiences, we can find beauty even in the midst of life's challenges.


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