Media Centre

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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WIN your own exclusive piece of history just minutes from Sydney’s CBD!

29 Sep 2016

If you’ve always dreamed of a home that combines Victorian elegance with contemporary convenience then yourtown’s (formerly BoysTown’s) next Sydney Prize Package could be the one for you.

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Young people ‘give voice’ to suicide: Listen, don't judge, care more

10 Sep 2016

yourtown/Kids Helpline consulted 472 children and young people who had thought about, planned or attempted suicide about their help seeking experience. Their message was simple: Listen, don't judge, care more.

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New Transition to Work program for young school leavers launched

07 Sep 2016

A new Transition to Work program aimed at getting young people jobs will be officially launched in Beenleigh today, 7 September.

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Parentline Wins Child Protection Award

06 Sep 2016

Parentline has won the 2016 National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) ‘Play Your Part’ Queensland Award for the role it plays in protecting children and young people.

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Kids Helpline honoured twice winning National and Queensland Child Protection Awards 2016

02 Sep 2016

Kids Helpline has won both the 2016 National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) ‘Play Your Part’ National Award, and 2016 Queensland Child Protection Week Award for the critical role it plays in protecting children and young people across Australia.

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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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