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Young Australians Struggling to Break Unemployment Cycle

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th December 2017 -  Blaming young unemployed Australians for failing to secure work is “simply not supported by the facts”, according to a new report which said they tried just as hard as older jobseekers

Calls to Redesign Education to Better Prepare Youth for Future Workforce

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 27th July 2017 -  Young people need to be creative, entrepreneurial and committed to ongoing learning to face the biggest disruption to the world of work since the industrial revolution, a peak body

Youth Projects Recognised for Cutting Jobless Rate

Wendy Williams, Friday, 9th June 2017 -  A not-for-profit that provides health, outreach, employment, education and training services to young people experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol

The Good, the Bad and the Unfair – Sector Budget Reaction

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector has had a mixed reaction to the 2017 federal budget – praising some aspects while condemning the punitive measures that target welfare recipients…

Conference Looks to Improving Outcomes in Out of Home Care

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 -  The call for national reform to extend out-of-home care for young people beyond 18 is gaining momentum, according to Paul McDonald, the chair of NFP organisation Home Stretch, who…

Empowering YOUth Initiatives – Applications Now Open for Round Two Grant Funding

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th October 2016 -  The Department of Employment is seeking proposals for round two of Empowering YOUth Initiatives. Funding of up to $5 million for each idea is available for not-for-profit and non-government

New Grants Impact Mental Health and Youth

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 -  A philanthropic collective is addressing mental health and youth with $200,000 of grants. After only two years of operation in South Australia, Impact100 SA, which pools together

Organisations Come Together to Demand Voice for Young Australians

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 28th June 2016 -  Political leaders are being called on to ensure the voices of young Australians are heard in the new parliament. More than 60 organisations — including peak bodies, youth organisations,…

Budget Must Fund Youth Training and Mentoring

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th April 2016 -  Community service organisation Mission Australia has called on the federal government to support the long-term aspirations of young Australians in next week’s budget. Catherine

Government Youth Job Initiatives Announced

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th March 2016 -  The Federal Government has announced the first organisations to deliver the new Empowering YOUth Initiatives, which will provide a range of innovative ways to help vulnerable…

Young People Benefit from Regional Education Grants

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th February 2016 -  The Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal has awarded $280,000 in grants to 38 community groups across Australia to fund education initiatives, through its REAPing Rewards…

Aussie Fair Go Under Threat – Gen Y

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th February 2015 -  Less than one in three young Australians believe that the country is a fairer nation today than it was five years ago, according to new research. Figures released by Galaxy Research…
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