May 15, 2023

Caroline helping to build the community she wish existed

Caroline Winter wishes an organisation like First Light existed when her husband died in 2013. But almost a decade on, the journalist is giving back to […]
April 19, 2023

Help on hand for men too, at Camp Widow Australia

Aus Watt knows all too well how difficult it can be for a widowed man to get help. The father-of-one was looking for support when he […]
April 12, 2023

How giving back helped Cobie in her own grief

Cobie Lee and her husband Joseph were joyfully awaiting the birth of their third child in 2013 when her life was turned upside down following his […]
March 5, 2023

Our stories: Kate and Tim

I grew up with both of my parents full of love and support for each other, and plenty of love for myself and my 3 siblings. […]
February 11, 2023

How to get through Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day used to be an American tradition reserved for Hallmark cards and cheesy movies. But over the past decade – much like Halloween – the […]
February 2, 2023

Our stories: Amanda and Brian

My husband Brian was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2003 when our daughter Ellie was six months old. We had been married for a year […]
December 6, 2022

Grieving during the holidays: Top 10 tips for surviving the festive season

Christmas carols will tell you ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’, but the festive season can be stressful in the best of circumstances, let […]
May 26, 2022

Camp Widow Australia 2022 presenter announcements

The First Light and Camp Widow® Australia teams have been working hard to bring you an amazing line-up of presenters for the 2022 event.  Taking place […]
March 16, 2021

Matt Golinksi to speak at Camp Widow

First Light is very excited to welcome celebrity chef Matt Golinksi as the keynote speaker for Camp Widow Australia and our latest ambassador, joining nationally-acclaimed television […]