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New Zealand PM announces youth mental health package

As part of the initiative, the New Zealand Government is setting up a Social Media Innovations Fund to help keep providers of youth services technologically up to date. Original article

Les Twentyman – ProBono Changemaker

Les Twentyman, longtime youth worker and founder of the 20th Man Fund, is ProBono's Changemaker this week. Original article

22 Dec 2014

Young affect employment participation rate

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey said part of the reason for a fall in the employment participation rate was that some younger workers were opting out of the difficult search for work in the non-resources sectors of the economy. Original article

22 Dec 2014

Education not fines for underage drinkers

Young people caught by police for underage drinking in the Lake Illawarra region of NSW attend a two-hour face-to-face education seminar with their parent or guardian. Sessions are run by expert drug and alcohol workers and police. Original article

19 Dec 2014

Education First Youth Foyers evaluation

Preliminary findings from an evaluation of Victoria's Education First Youth Foyers show that there is considerable variation in young people’s social connectedness. Original article

19 Dec 2014

Fears held for vulnerable youth

Youth workers are concerned that hundreds of vulnerable teenagers will be at risk of falling through the cracks when Youth Connections, a national youth support program, closes at the end of the month. Original article

19 Dec 2014

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