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What kids wish their parents knew about cyberbullying

01 Feb 2019

A national Kids Helpline survey of 1,264 children and young people has revealed why parents are only the number two go-to for kids reporting cyberbullying.

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Kids Helpline’s top wellbeing tips for this school year

25 Jan 2019

As children across Australia begin a new school year, Kids Helpline is reminding families to keep an eye on their children’s wellbeing at what can be anxious and stressful time for kids.

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Kids Helpline answers 8 MILLIONTH call for help

21 Nov 2018

Kids Helpline has this week responded to its 8 millionth request for help from a young person in Australia, marking a significant milestone for the country’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people.

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Don’t be afraid to say ‘no’ at ‘Schoolies’

15 Nov 2018

Kids Helpline is reminding young people what ‘YES’ and ‘NO’ sound like in a bid to keep consent at the forefront of decision-making at ‘Schoolies’.

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yourtown contributes to report expected to set national agenda for children

01 Nov 2018

yourtown’s expertise in providing support for young people in Australia has proved vital to the culmination of the The Children’s Report, delivered to the United Nations once every five to six years by The Australian Child Rights Taskforce and to be presented Thursday, 1 November.  

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Premier’s ‘No quick fix’ response to cyberbullying a winner for the community

16 Oct 2018

yourtown welcomes the Queensland Premier’s endorsement of the Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce recommendations released yesterday, which propose a long-term, multi-faceted, all of community approach to tackling cyberbullying.

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Mental health – is an annual awareness week enough?

10 Oct 2018

Kids Helpline’s new KHL @ High School mental health and wellbeing program is being launched this World Mental Health Day to stress the crucial importance of keeping conversations about the mental health of young people active all year around.

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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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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
Mobile: 0434 077 478
Email: [email protected]

Maree Reason-Cain

Corporate Affairs and Media Advisor
Mobile: 0423 843 786
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