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Latest News and Events
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Two budding journalists will get the chance of a lifetime when they join the ranks of AFL Media, under the Victorian Government’s AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter Program.
Tuesday 11 March 2014
Young Victorians with a passion for performance, music, dance and design can sign up for the 2014 Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge.
Music and culture are an important part of any thriving community. Young people can get involved through many avenues including the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge and FreeZA.
Mentoring aims to provide a structured and trusting relationship in which young people can receive guidance, support and encouragement.
Young people can get involved in many activities in the community. This involvement builds stronger relationships across cultural and age divides and promotes wider opportunities for education, training and employment.
Young people with a passion for social and business enterprise can boost their skills and capabilities through two new programs – New Gen and Getting Down to Business. Through the programs, young people will be supported to start and grow their own enterprises.
Programs and initiatives to support and assist young people at risk in social situations, including living in unsafe households, or experiencing mental health problems, or drug and alcohol abuse.
Young people who have recently arrived in Victoria as refugees can receive support, assistance, through referrals, to services supported by Department of Human Services.
Government and community grants available to youth and youth organisations.
Contact details for further assistance regarding Youth Services in your region and seeking support services for confidential counselling to discuss the issues that may adversely impact on your life.