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How do we stop young people entering aged care?

From ABC's Ramp Up, Di Winkler and Libby Callaway call for proper targeted support to prevent young people being admitted to nursing homes, and to ensure that they reach their full potential in life. Original article

The truth about trades: Apprenticeships versus university degrees

Far more young Australians believe a university degree provides more career options but apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular - and experts say that's a good thing. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Drinking habits study: Partygoers quizzed, breathalysed as part of 'pre-loading' research

Thousands of late-night revellers in Brisbane will be breathalysed and surveyed on their drinking habits as part of a groundbreaking study that could change how authorities deal with binge drinkers. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Job forum aims to keep young people in the state despite nation-high youth unemployment

Participants in yesterday's Tasmanian Youth Forum spoke out about the challenges in finding work and deciding whether to stay in the state or move to the mainland. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014

Nominations are now open for the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014, which recognise the excellence of youth workers and their enduring positive impact on young people and local communities. Entries close 30 August, 2014. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Transitions to Employment of Australian Young People with Disability and the Ticket to Work Initiative

The report provides youth disability data, explores what factors and elements comprise ‘good transition’ for this cohort and examines the benefits of ‘transition oriented’ networked partnerships, and outlines methods and approaches available through the Ticket to Work program. Original article

27 Aug 2014

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