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2015 Can be ‘Year of Employment’

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

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. - See more at: http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2015/01/2015-can-be-%E2%80%98year-employment%E2%80%99#sthash.zJNuEwAq.dpuf

15 Jan 2015

Stresses on young Aussies leading to mental health fragility

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


15 Jan 2015

Homestead visits key to mentall health in rural Queensland

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

15 Jan 2015

NSW teens smoking and drinking less

A report by the Australian Drug Foundations shows that smoking among NSW teenagers has reached an historic low in the past decade according to new figures published in October 2014.   bit.ly/14ZP4tp

15 Jan 2015

Student numbers at Australian universities keep growing

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

15 Jan 2015

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