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Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker

Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker

Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker Uncle Joe Walker will be conducting two Aboriginal Art workshops in the Lower Clarence. This will be targeting Aboriginal youth aged 8-18 years old. Due to COVID 19 we ask for parents to register their kids prior to the...

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Become a Member of the 2021 Regional Youth Taskforce

Become a Member of the 2021 Regional Youth Taskforce

Are you aged 12-24, living in regional NSW and ready to speak for young people in your area? Applications are now open for next year’s Regional Youth Taskforce, an advisory group to the NSW Government about everyday issues facing young people in regional and rural...

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Fact Sheets for young people dealing with police

Fact Sheets for young people dealing with police

Resources have been developed in partnership with Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre & Kyogle Together. – Fact Sheets for young people dealing with police-  these come in both A3 and A4 sizes. To access further information or alternative files please...

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New easy read tool builds good mental health

New easy read tool builds good mental health

We all go through tough times but when you have an intellectual disability, it can be even harder to recognise and pull yourself out of troubling thoughts and feelings. Healthy Mind is a new website designed to help people with Intellectual Disability (ID) to manage...

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headspace Work and Study Program

headspace Work and Study Program

Paul Dutton is a Work & Study Specialist with headspace, based in the Clarence Valley. He connects with young people (YPs), 15 years to 25 years old, with mental health related concerns and trying to obtain work, study or both. The young person may be finding it...

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Youth Poetry Slam Online – register by 4th Sept

Youth Poetry Slam Online – register by 4th Sept

Registration is now open for Poets Out Loud YOUTH POETRY SLAM!! *online edition* Open to all young people aged 12-24 living in the Northern Rivers, the Youth Poetry Slam offers $400 first prize and amazing opportunities. All registered entrants have the opportunity...

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Eating or body concerns? Talking helps

Eating or body concerns? Talking helps

Butterfly Foundation is urging all Australians with an eating disorder to reach out for support, regardless of their life circumstances. Recently Butterfly launched its ‘Talking Helps’ campaign to encourage the one million Australians living with an eating disorder to...

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Connect with others on headspace Group Chats

Connect with others on headspace Group Chats

headspace Group Chat sessions offer young people and their families and friends an opportunity to speak anonymously online to headspace mental health professionals and hear from others about a topic that will be discussed. Group Chats run for approximately 1 hour and...

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Coffs Council consults on youth issues

Coffs Council consults on youth issues

Coffs Harbour City Council are currently consulting on their Youth Issues and Options Paper to inform future planning. The Youth Issues and Options Paper provides: a current overview of key demographic data, trends, issues and opportunities relevant for young people...

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The Clubhouse is back! August 3.

The Clubhouse is back! August 3.

The Clubhouse is reopening on August 3.  The Clubhouse mission is to provide a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build...

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