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NFPs Welcome National Children’s Commissioner

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th February 2013 - 
Megan Mitchell Not for Profit groups around Australia have welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the nation’s first Children’s Commissioner.…

Social Enterprise Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th February 2013 -  An initiative to recognise the achievements of Australia’s social enterprise movement has been unveiled by Jan Owen, social entrepreneur and CEO of the Foundation for Young…

The First 100 Days of a NFP CEO’s Tenure

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 -  First impressions count! The approach a new CEO takes during their “first 100 days” can largely determine whether they succeed or fail according to sector insider,

Australian Contingent to World Volunteer Conference

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th November 2012 - 
FYA's Jan Owen is to be the only Australian keynote speaker at the world volunteer conference in London in December.  An Australian contingent of volunteer experts is preparing…

Opinion

We Will Rock You – Next Gen Leadership

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd August 2012 -  OPINION: Our young people’s way of thinking, organising and collaborating is leading to a new global conversation for anyone who cares to listen, says Jan Owen, CEO of Foundation

Opinion

The University of Life – Now Open for All Young Australians

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st May 2012 -  A major factor that affects the mental wellbeing of our young people is the shockingly poor pathways for progressing from dependence to independence says Jan Owen, the CEO of of the

Young Australians Appointed to FYA Board

Staff Reporter, Friday, 18th May 2012 - 
Young Australian of the Year 2012, Marita Cheng, has joined the FYA Board. Photo supplied.  Two young Australians have been appointed as the newest members of the Board of the…

Seven Young Australians Changing the World

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  An organisation that urges Australian men to ‘soften up', a flash mob with a purpose, and a campaign to change Australia’s drinking culture are just of few of the…

Removing the Barriers to Volunteering for Young Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  A new program which aims to get young Australians volunteering in their local communities and in the Asia-Pacific region hopes to have 50,000 young people take part over the next five…

Opinion

London Riots – Blaming Young People is Not the Answer: Opinion

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th August 2011 -  The recent riots in London should be seen as a call to action on how Australia responds to the disenfranchised, the alienated, the excluded and the marginalised, according to Jan Owen,

Community Groups Leading the Way in School Partnerships

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th June 2011 -  Australian businesses are lagging behind community organisations in forming partnerships with schools, and should be doing more to assist in achieving strong student outcomes,…

Australia Falling Behind in Engaging Young People

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 31st May 2011 -  Australia is in severe danger of losing its place amongst the top innovative countries unless there is a dramatic shift in the way young people are engaged with, according to Jan Owen,…
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