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Tasmanian youth speak up on health issues

The Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) will today launch their communiqué on Health and Wellbeing with the Minister for Community Development, Cassy O’Connor MP.   The TYF communiqué on health and wellbeing, written by TYF member Caitlin Frost, details the results of the day-long statewide Hey Good Lookin’ Forum, held on International World Aids Day in December last year. TYF website

Happiness is a bicycle

The Happiness Cycle program, being rolled out in Tasmania, is all about helping local 15- and 16-year-olds to live a sustained more healthy and active lifestyle by getting them on brand new bikes that they build themselves! Original story

27 Nov 2014

VCOSS strategies for youth unemployment

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) has produced a new paper entitled 'Tackling unemployment: Towards a workforce participation plan for all Victorians', in which it outlines four strategies to help tackle unemployment for the most vulnerable, including youth, in Victoria. Original article

27 Nov 2014

Call for housing fund for young Victorians

An alliance of peak bodies and community organisations is calling on the next Victorian government to provide a guaranteed rent subsidy and appropriate supports for all young people leaving state care. Original article

27 Nov 2014

Game On: Know Alcohol

A Griffith University research project designed to educate young people about alcohol has found that the majority (66%) of 14-16 year olds do not drink alcohol. Original article 

25 Nov 2014

White Ribbon Day – stand up against violence against women

Today is White Ribbon Day. More than 1,000 events are being held across Australia today to to publicise the need to stop violence against women. The White Ribbon website contains many resources to help stop this violence. Original article

25 Nov 2014

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