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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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Early education crucial to keeping kids safe online

02 Feb 2018

With 14% of young people contacting Kids Helpline worried about online safety also experiencing suicidal thoughts, this Safer Internet Day Kids Helpline is urging the Australian community to put early education about cybersafety at the top of the agenda.

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yourtown welcomes Premier’s decision to tackle cyberbullying nationally

29 Jan 2018

National youth charity yourtown welcomes the opportunity to be part of today’s (Monday, 29 January) roundtable at Queensland’s Parliament House to discuss a detailed proposal to tackle cyberbullying.

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Kids Helpline’s tips for beating back to school stress

24 Jan 2018

Going back to school, starting school for the first time, transitioning to high school – all can bring with it new challenges and uncertainties for both parents and kids but there are lots we can do that can help.

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Cyberbullying help available 24/7 from Kids Helpline

12 Jan 2018

Kids Helpline would like to assure young people and families across Australia that it is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for telephone and online counselling support.

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Tragic death of 14 year old Dolly

11 Jan 2018

In light of media reports about the tragic death of 14 year old Amy Everett known as Dolly, Kids Helpline would like to remind Australian media that free phone and online counselling service Kids Helpline is available to all children and young people across the Australia anytime and for any reason.

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Kids Helpline’s tips for a stress free Christmas

08 Dec 2017

Family conflict, financial worries and too much alcohol can mean Christmas is more stressful than festive for both kids and parents, but by following a few simple steps this does not have to be the case.

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Kids Helpline calls for youth suicide early intervention revamp

14 Nov 2017

National counselling service Kids Helpline (KHL) is calling on Queensland political parties to put youth suicide early intervention strategies high on their policy agendas.

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‘Think before you ink’ on social media at ‘Schoolies’

13 Nov 2017

As thousands of teenagers get ready to celebrate ‘Schoolies’, Kids Helpline is reminding young people to think before they post, share or upload on social media to stay safe, and create positive digital ‘tattoos’ and memories of their experience.

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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

Regan Flor

Corporate Affairs and Media Advisor
Phone: 07 3867 1395
Mobile: 0423 843 786