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New Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has been urged by peak community welfare organisations to make 2015 a positive year for employment, with a particular focus on the disadvantaged. bit.ly/1BRmRRI
HOONS, tarts, louts, 'waste of space', revheads, layaboutslayabouts, bogans - the list goes on. Ask any young person and they can name a number of terms used to describe them. And likewise these are the images which are used to portray them in the majority of media coverage: slovenly, rude, unkempt, unemployable and uninterested. bit.ly/1AhNOtx
Not everyone wants to see a doctor when they’re feeling down, let alone a psychologist. But, it seems one service in north Queensland is finding a way help to rural families struggling through drought. bit.ly/14ZT9xM
ENROLMENT numbers have continued to skyrocket despite weakening employment outcomes and static graduate salaries. Data from the Education Department shows that most universities have seen double-digit growth since places started to be uncapped in 2010. bit.ly/1u37uES