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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]

 

Youthy – mobile youth news

Like your news mobile? Check out ACYS's flipboard news service, Youthy, online and on your mobile, for engaging news stories about young Australians. Original article 

24 Nov 2014

Passion leads to top apprentice award

Melinda Lethbridge, who has a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, has won Australian Apprentice of the Year 2014. Passionate about promoting maths education and manufacturing career development, Melinda tutors primary and secondary students, as well as refugees from Burma. Original article

24 Nov 2014

Young women call on the PM to lead change on gender stereotypes

Participants in the YWCA She Speaks survey of 1600 young women, ages 15–30 in Australia have called for government funding of young women’s leadership programs. Original article

24 Nov 2014

Homeless young people and mobile phones

Research conducted on 95 families and young people experiencing homelessness found that 95% of participants had a mobile phone, a higher rate than that of the general population. Mobile phones were considered essential for survival and safety, for gaining new skills and for moving out of homelessness. Original article

24 Nov 2014

Fewer young people driving cars

In Victoria, the number of under 25s with a driver's licence has dropped 12 percentage points in just 10 years. That decline has also been seen in NSW and around the world. Original article

21 Nov 2014

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