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Not Good Enough: Raising Expectations for Young Australians Leaving Care

Deb Tsorbaris, Tuesday, 21st June 2016 -    If Australia is serious about allowing kids in care to reach their full potential, then we need to extend their time in care until at least the age of 21 and provide better educational

Young Australians Face Worse Challenges Than Their Parents Says Report

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Today’s young Australians could become the first generation to be worse off than their parents, according to a new report card from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA). The

Australian Charities to Partner with Prince Charles

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th February 2016 -  Australian Not for Profits working to support disadvantaged youth are being offered the opportunity to partner with the charity founded by Charles, Prince of Wales. The Prince’s…

NFPs Call for Housing Fund

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  An alliance of peak bodies and community organisations is calling on the next Victorian Government to do more to prevent the 400 young people who leave state care each year from becoming…

Study Reveals Young Workers Want a Promotion or to Leave

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 27th October 2014 -  NFPs may have difficulty holding on to young employees with a new study revealing that job loyalty is falling. The ‘Life of a Professional’ survey by online professional…

Website to Support Young People With Cancer

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 17th October 2014 -  Youth cancer charity CanTeen has launched what it says is the world’s first website specifically designed to support young people affected by cancer. CanTeen CEO Peter Orchard…

Deloitte Mentors CanTeen’s Young Leaders

Lina Caneva, Monday, 1st September 2014 -  A mentoring program for youth cancer charity CanTeen’s young leaders has been launched as part of a wider corporate partnership with professional services firm Deloitte.…


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,

Survey Gives Young Australians a Voice on Welfare

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  Australia’s national youth affairs peak body has launched an online survey to find out how young people experience Australia’s current welfare system.
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Applications Open for Capacity Building Grants

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th January 2014 -  Not for Profits can now apply for capacity building grants worth up to $100,000 through the Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund. The grants on offer are between $25,000 and $100,000…

Concern over Young People in Nursing Homes – Survey

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th January 2014 -  Age-appropriate accommodation is the main concern Australians have for young people with disabilities, a survey has found. According to a survey conducted by Empirica Research…

Housing Fix for Young People Living in Nursing Homes

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th October 2013 -  A new “unique housing model” is set to give young people living in nursing homes another option for independent living. The Summer Foundation’s first demonstration…
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