Youth Field Xpress is a free monthly news briefing for youth researchers, youth workers, policymakers and anyone with an interest in youth issues. It contains news of research projects, reports, programs, projects and events that are relevant to the Australian youth sector and supporting services.
Number 219, November 2014
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Each year young people share their experiences of growing up in regional communities by submitting stories to the ABC in text, pictures, film or audio. Winners have their stories featured on the ABC and travel to Canberra for the Heywire Regional Youth Summit. Original article
Adappt, a social-purpose app development program designed to encourage young Australians to use technology as a tool for creating positive social change, has announced its five 2014 winners in early December. One of the winning teams is Kangka Merri Nurndine (or “talk, hear, forever”) an app created by three Indigenous Mornington Island teenagers who want to preserve their culture. Original article