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10/08/2017
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Plebiscite Potentially Damaging to Young People and Missing their Voice says YMCA Australia

The YMCA says a plebiscite to determine the fate of marriage equality in Australia could damage young people’s mental health, as well as exclude their voice if they are not enrolled to vote within the next two weeks.

26/07/2017
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Careers more like jungle gyms than ladders for Australia’s young

Young people’s careers will be more like jungle-gyms than ladders, and we are not preparing young people for the increasingly casualised and insecure ‘gig economy’ they are entering. Today’s average 15 year old is expected to have 17 different jobs across five different industries in their lifetime.

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    United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

     By Stephen BendleToday, 27 September 2016 marks one year since the launch of the United Nations 2030 agenda for Su...

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