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Young Australians speak up for an NDIS

The Minister for Disability Reform, Jenny Macklin, today earlier this week with a group of young Australians with disability at the first National Youth Disability Conference in Melbourne to discuss progress toward a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Original article

Brotherhood of St Laurence reveals new approach to youth unemployment

With more than 580,000 young Australians either underemployed or unemployed, the BSL is holding a seminar on 4 September in Melbourne on Future Foyers and how they can provide support to unemployed young people. Original article

01 Sep 2014

What’s it like being a young Dad?

As Fathers' Day rapidly approaches, ReachOut.com interviews a young father who talks about the challenges and joys of fatherhood. Original article

01 Sep 2014

Experts call for more rural mental health services

Mental health experts have called for more mental health nurses, more effective telehealth services and more ‘home grown’ mental health workers to deal with the higher rates of mental health issues, including higher rates of suicide among young men, in rural communities. Original article

01 Sep 2014

Unleashed awards celebrate Australia’s young leaders

AUSTRALIA’s most dynamic and inspiring young leaders have been honoured at the Unleashed Festival, which  celebrated the massive, powerful movement of young people creating social change.

The Unleashed awards recognise 13 to 28 year-olds who are shaping positive social change in innovative ways.  Original article

01 Sep 2014

Research grants aimed at preventing Indigenous youth suicide

As part of a scheme that enables the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to target urgent health priorities, four new grants will allow research aimed at stopping escalating rates of Indigenous youth suicide. Original article

01 Sep 2014

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