Media Centre

yourtown tackles youth unemployment through new ‘Smart Skilled’ program

29 Jun 2017

yourtown is joining forces with the NSW Government and industry to tackle youth unemployment in Sydney’s West as part of the new ‘Smart, Skilled and Hired’ jobs program announced today, Thursday 29 June.

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Snap Map update raises concerns for child safety

27 Jun 2017

Snapchat is in the top five social media platforms used by children and young people and with a new feature released over the weekend, Snap Map, Kids Helpline (KHL) is reminding parents to ‘check- in’ on their children’s social media use and privacy settings.

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WIN million dollar views in magnificent Maleny

22 Jun 2017

Absolute tranquillity and a million dollar mountain view are just two of the luxury features of yourtown’s latest Sunshine Coast Prize Home.

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Live the resort lifestyle every day in your very own Sunshine Coast paradise

13 Jun 2017

Relax, unwind and indulge in your very own luxurious tropical paradise in yourtown’s stunning new Sunshine Coast acreage Prize Home.

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Manchester tragedy

23 May 2017

In light of media reports about the reported tragedy in Manchester, Kids Helpline would like to remind Australian media that the Kids Helpline Service is available to children experiencing anxiety.

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Local young people build more than skills on Crystal Brook construction project

16 May 2017

The Crystal Brook community is benefiting from a newly refitted Medical Centre, with the yourtown construction project leading to jobs and work skills for local young people.

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Queensland families to benefit from a first in domestic violence law training

10 May 2017

In a Queensland first, families who have experienced domestic violence will soon benefit from family, domestic violence and child protection law workshops for refuge workers.

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Demand for child protection on the rise at Kids Helpline

05 Apr 2017

The 2016 Kids Helpline (KHL) Insights report into issues concerning Australia’s children and young people, released today, has revealed a 157% increase in emergency duty of care interventions by KHL since 2012.

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Stars of the west shine for the homeless

23 Mar 2017

Stars will be shining brightly in Western Sydney this Friday, 24 March, at the much anticipated annual ‘Celebrate the West’ fundraiser for the San Miguel Family Centre.

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Putting a stop to ‘Bullying’ is everyone’s business!

15 Mar 2017

With children as young as six contacting Kids Helpline (KHL) about being bullied, KHL is calling on everyone in Australia to take note, take action and make putting a stop to ‘bullying’ their business.

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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