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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…

Grants Available Under Youth Development Scheme

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th May 2012 -  Grants totalling $500,000 are now available under the Youth Development and Support Program for organisations helping young Australians prepare for further study or work. 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…

Young Adults Continue to be Vulnerable in Troubled Economic Times – NFP Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  More than one quarter of all long-term unemployed Australians are now aged 15 to 24, according to a new report by the Foundation for Young Australians.
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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,…

SVA Boss Takes on Youth Issues

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  The Executive Director of Social Ventures Australia, Jan Owen has resigned to take up a new position at the Foundation for Young Australians. Owen will take the role of Chief Executive…

Launch of the ‘What Works’ Online Resource

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 31st March 2010 -  The Foundation for Young Australians has launched What Works, an online resource that celebrates the work of youth-led organisations across the country and highlights best practice…
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