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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

Young and Well CRC: Putting Technology into Practice

Collating the best available evidence, researchers conducted a comprehensive literature review exploring how technology has been used to engage young people in face-to-face clinical services, as an adjunct to face-to-face treatment and the interventions employed to promote the uptake of technologies by professionals in practice. Original article

21 Oct 2014

SBS Insight: Violent Femmes

Although males are responsible for most violent assaults in Australia, there has been an increase in violent offences committed by females, many of them aged 14-25. Victims and perpetrators discuss why.  Original article

21 Oct 2014

Young Carers Bursary program

The Young Carer Bursary Programme provided by Carers Australia assists young carers to continue or return to study. By relieving the financial pressure to undertake part-time work, the programme will help those in greatest need to combine education with caring responsibilities. Original article

21 Oct 2014

'Ice' destroying rural youth

ABC News reports on how crystal meth has affected the rural town of Smithton in Tasmania's north west, particularly young people and the limited services supporting them in the region. Original article

21 Oct 2014

The impacts of gambling on families and young people

A recording is now available online from the recent Child Family Community Australia webinar on the impact of problem gambling on families and current research into gambling and young people. Original article

21 Oct 2014

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