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Latest News and Events
Monday 18 February 2013
The stage is set for a new performing arts competition for secondary schools, with the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge ready to go in 2013.
Friday 09 November 2012
Budding sports journalists looking to sink their teeth into the AFL arena now have a new opportunity thanks to a new program launched this October.
Friday 09 November 2012
A study is being conducted to better understand the experiences of young people during transitioning from out-of-home care and after they have left care.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Minister for Youth Affairs, Hon Ryan Smith MP, announced an innovative new partnership between the AFL and the Victorian Government.
Friday 27 July 2012
A new publication is now available online to help parents and people who interact with children, to identify problem sexual behaviour or sexually abusive behaviour in children.
Music and culture are an important part of any thriving community. Young people can get involved through many avenues including the Rock Eisteddfod 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.
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 migrants or refugees can receive support, assistance, through referrals, to services supported by Department of Human Services.
Grants administered by the Office of Youth at the Department of Human Services.
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.