A row of boys play computer games with strips of blue in different tones.

A-Z listing

Submit a contact

 

The contacts listed here are also available in each of the topic headings.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y [Other]

Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre


Migrant and refugee youth


Government

The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) is a specialist resource centre for schools in Victoria. They provide information for teachers, educators and pre-service teachers on the resources and facilities offered by the centre. 

Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/programs/lmerc/default.htm 

 

Lead On


Mentoring


Service delivery

Lead On is a community organisation aimed at strengthening relationships between youth and businesses. They have programs in 10 communities across Australia.

Website: www.leadon.com.au

 

Life is for everyone


Mental health


Service delivery

The National Suicide Prevention Strategy is guided by the Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) Framework which sets out the national priorities for suicide and self-harm prevention. LIFE is dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia. 

Website: www.livingisforeveryone.com.au 

 

Lifeline


Suicide


Service delivery

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

Website: www.lifeline.org.au

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y [Other]

 

Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline updated

The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline now provides a list of key events, policy and legislative changes that have occurred in Australia between 1985 and March 31st 2014. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Number and rate of young people under youth justice supervision drops

A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows the number and rate of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia has dropped in recent years, but Indigenous young people continue to be over-represented. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Government welcomes business commitment to help young job seekers

The Australian Government has endorsed the commitment by major Australian businesses to help address youth unemployment. Original article

17 Apr 2014

Skate parks get a good behaviour tick

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that skate parks are actually more likely to promote good behaviour - yet skate parks are often under threat from community opposition because of fears that young people who congregate at them will engage in anti-social behaviour. Original article

15 Apr 2014

Study finds videogames do not negatively impact adolescent performance

Flinders University researchers analysed data from more than 192,000 students from 22 countries and found that contrary to a popular view that increased videogame play can affect academic performance and concentration among teenagers, it in fact had little impact on exam results. Original article

15 Apr 2014

  More news >