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Nominate a Young Leader for Newsboys Awards

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th June 2013 -  Young people working or volunteering in community organisations who inspire other young Victorians will be recognised in the Newsboys Foundation Leadership Awards. Two young…

Increase in Young People In Detention – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd May 2013 -  A new report released by the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) says investment in community-driven services to prevent young offending is urgently needed to reduce the…

Doctors Call for Health Policy for Young People

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th April 2013 -  The Australian Medical Association is calling for a National Health Policy for Young People that considers the overall health and wellbeing of young Australians. The proposed policy…

Young People Keen on Reconciliation – Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th November 2012 - 
The Yarn About Youth report has revealed young people's attitudes to reconciliation.  A new survey has found the majority of young Australians (81%) have a strong desire…

More Age Appropriate Accommodation Needed -Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th July 2012 -  Not for Profit research funded by the Victorian Government says that without continued investment, a new group of young people with high support needs will again be entering inappropriate…

School and Study Cause Most Stress for Young Australians – Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  School and study problems remain the top concerns of Australia’s young people, according to a new Mission Australia survey.
Some 37.3 per cent of young people, aged between

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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Technology on the Table at the FRSA Conference

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd November 2011 -  The Family Relationship Services Australia National Conference, held last week on the Gold Coast, focused on supporting Australian families and responding to their changing needs,…


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,

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,…

Social Media Key to Engaging Young Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th May 2011 -  A new report on engaging young people in volunteering in Tasmania has called for organisations to embrace websites and social networking. The ‘Engaging Young People’…
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