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Kids Helpline’s tips for beating back to school stress

19 Jan 2017

With the start of school year just around the corner, children, young people, and parents/carers can be feeling both excitement and stress. Kids Helpline (KHL) is offering tips for parents to help beat the stress and get the new school year off to a great start.

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‘Australia’s Strongest Man’s’ story strengthens local job seeker resolve

18 Jan 2017

‘Australia’s Strongest Man’ will be sharing his journey of strength when he drops in on 60 of yourtown’s Transition to Work young people tomorrow, 18 January.

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Kids Helpline is reminding parents to ‘check-in’ on their children’s social media use these holidays

30 Nov 2016

With new social media platforms launching every day, Kids Helpline (KHL) has issued a timely reminder to parents to ‘check-in’ on their children’s social media use these holidays.

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Having fun and staying safe at ‘Schoolies’

18 Nov 2016

The thousands of teenagers arriving at the Gold Coast to celebrate ‘Schoolies’ might be feeling both trepidation and excitement, but staying safe and having fun can go hand in hand by remembering a few basic safety tips.

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Star designer adds extra sparkle to Christmas Prize Home

11 Nov 2016

‘The Block’ judge Darren Palmer’s design expertise is adding extra sparkle and exclusivity to yourtown’s luxury beachfront Christmas Prize Home on the stunning New South Wales coast.

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Dreamworld Tragedy

26 Oct 2016

The tragic events at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast yesterday will be a source of anxiety and grief in adults and children alike. Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 telephone and online counselling service for children and young people is reminding young people and their families to look for warning signs of increased anxiety.

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Mental health and our kids: How can parents help?

14 Oct 2016

This Mental Health Week, Parentline is reminding  parents and carers there is a lot they can do to help children and young people to grow up to be resilient healthy adults.

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It’s smart to take action and stay safe online!

12 Oct 2016

This Stay Smart Online Week, Kids Helpline is reminding children and young people that if they are being cyberbullied that there is always something they can do – take action and seek help.

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New Transition to Work program for young school leavers launched

30 Sep 2016

A new Transition to Work program aimed at getting young people jobs will be officially launched in Ipswich today, Friday 30 September.

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WIN your own exclusive piece of heaven on the stunning Sunshine Coast!

29 Sep 2016

Your new address could be in the epicentre of everything Noosa has to offer if you’re the lucky winner of yourtown’s (formerly BoysTown’s) next stunning Sunshine Coast luxury Prize Home.

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yourtown welcomes enquiries about how we’re creating brighter futures for young Australians who are marginalised. Contact us today for answers to questions about our services or for a professional comment about the contemporary issues impacting the community.

Tracey Gillinder

Head of Marketing and Fundraising
Phone: 07 3867 1248
Mobile: 0434 077 478
Email: tgillinder@yourtown.com.au

Regan Flor

Corporate Affairs and Media Advisor
Phone: 07 3867 1395
Mobile: 0423 843 786
Email: rflor@yourtown.com.au