Media Centre

Breaking the cycle of homelessness for young parents needs a lot more than roofs over heads

08 Aug 2018

Providing accommodation only is not nearly enough to address the complex challenges and traumatic experiences confronted by homeless young parents.

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Moreton Bay long-term unemployed youth to benefit from new jobs program

16 Jul 2018

yourtown’s new ‘your job your way’ program launched in Caboolture this Wednesday, 18 July offers intensive job seeker support and a practical solution to long-term youth unemployment nationally.

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New long-term youth unemployment program launched in Adelaide

02 Jul 2018

yourtown’s new ‘your job your way’ program offering a solution to long-term youth unemployment will be officially launched at Elizabeth, North Adelaide this Wednesday, 4 July.

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New yourtown initiative offers solution to long-term youth unemployment

02 Jul 2018

yourtown’s new ‘your job your way’ program, which commences today, Monday 2 July, will provide a practical, scalable solution to long-term youth unemployment, an issue the Australian community cannot afford to ignore.

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New Deception Bay Child, Youth & Family Centre facilities enhance client support

11 Jun 2018

The Deception Bay Child, Youth and Family Centre today officially opened new extensions to the Centre including a new counselling building, outdoor meeting space and gardens.

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Suicide contacts to Kids Helpline are up by 22% but community cohesion can save young lives

18 Apr 2018

yourtown is calling on the Australian community to join forces to reduce deaths of children and young people due to suicide in a new 10 pronged approach to preventing youth suicide released today.

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10 Apr 2018

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Tween mental health contacts to Kids Helpline more than double

29 Mar 2018

The 2017 Kids Helpline Insights Report released today has revealed first time mental health contacts to the national counselling service was greatest in the 10-14 age group, increasing by 123% (1,250 contacts) from 2011-17 - twice that of the 19-25 age group.

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Behaviour to blame – not the device says Kids Helpline

15 Mar 2018

Kids Helpline is calling for an increased focus on ‘why’ kids bully rather than technology used this National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.

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Socialisation not bullying the issue says Kids Helpline with bullied and bully the same person

09 Feb 2018

New Kids Helpline data released today has revealed more than 50 percent of young people surveyed about cyberbullying who had been bullied had also bullied others - a game changer in the bullying and cyber bullying space. 

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yourtown welcomes enquiries about how we’re creating brighter futures for young people in Australia.

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 

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