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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…

Costs of Youth Homelessness Revealed – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  New research from Swinburne University reveals the extreme difficulties faced by homeless young people in Australia, with 63 per cent having been in kinship, residential or foster…

$2 Mil on Offer to Youth Not for Profits

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 3rd February 2015 -  The Commonwealth Bank is inviting organisations that support the health and wellbeing of Australian youth to apply for a share of $2 million worth of community funding.   The…

Welfare Sector Calls for Youth Employment Strategy

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  The Australian Council of Social Service has called on the Federal Government to bring together key experts to develop a comprehensive Youth Employment Strategy in an effort to boost…

Collaboration Needed to Address Youth Unemployment

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 -  Not for Profits have called for a major collaboration between community, business and Governments to address the alarming increase in youth unemployment. The average Victorian…


Radio Heads – Where Young People Run the Show

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  An iconic youth-focused media production Not for Profit has managed to keep radio "sexy’" and move from strength to strength through its own model of income generation,

New Drugs & Alcohol Study Results ‘Startling’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th April 2014 -  A new headspace survey has found considerably higher rates of alcohol and other drug use among young people than previous national data – results the Not for Profit describes…

Report Highlights Indigenous Youth Plight

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th April 2014 -  Young Indigenous Australians are 17 times more likely to be placed under youth justice supervision than non-Indigenous youth, according to a report from the Australian Institute…

Youth Digital Community Radio

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd April 2014 -  Philanthropic support in the form of seed funding, along with a number of broadcast mentors, have helped launch a new community digital radio channel for Australia’s youth…


Big-Hearted Haircare

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Australia’s first social enterprise hair salon is providing a touch of glamour and a glimmer of hope for disengaged young people, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight
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