About Us

Welcome to Daystar Foundation

Daystar Foundation develops in-school education programs to assist children at risk of not fulfilling their educational potential. Daystar is a community based, not-for-profit organisation creating futures through education for children. We do this by linking schools, families and communities; and mobilising resources in the form of money, services, goods and volunteer time with a clear message that everyone can make a difference.

The need for creating supportive environments for our young people has never been greater. Daystar works with children from early childhood throughout their education to help increase their connection to school. We create community environments to help children stay at school longer, have a positive school experience and ultimately increase their life opportunities.

Daystar’s vision

Creating futures through education.

Daystar’s mission

To work collaboratively with communities in order to create supportive environments that encourage children to engage in their education, thereby empowering them to make informed life choices.

Daystar Annual Reports

Daystar's FY2014 Annual Report is now available for review.

Daystar's FY2013 Annual Report is now available for review.

Daystar's FY2012 Annual Report is now available for review.

Daystar's FY2011 Annual Report is now available for review.

Safeguarding Children Accreditation

Daystar Foundation holds the Safeguarding Children Accreditation issued by the Australian Childhood Foundation. The Safeguarding Children Program is a unique voluntary accreditation scheme for organisations that have a duty of care to children and young people whilst delivering a service or activity to them and/or their families. This Accreditation demonstrates that Daystar has achieved and maintained best practice standards for protecting children and young people from abuse and exploitation whilst they participate in our services and programs.


"The social impact of
this program has been outstanding. It has lead to a marked improvement in school attendance. Chronic late arrivals are now here before school and many behaviours we experienced because children were coming
to school hungry
have disappeared."
Stephen Stobbs
Welfare Teacher Claymore Public School