Here are some web sites that we really like. They provide valuable services to Australia’s youth community. Please contact us if you would like to add to this list.
Australian Music Radio Airplay Project
A community radio initiative that works with musicians and radio stations to get airplay for Australian music
Australian Youth Affairs Council
Australia’s non-government youth affairs peak body work on a range of activities including advocacy, research and policy development, youth sector development and youth engagement.
Child Wise is Australia’s leading international child protection charity committed to the prevention and reduction of sexual abuse and exploitation of children around the world. Child Wise’s primary focus is to prevent abuse before it happens.
A Victorian Government program providing young Victorians with the opportunity to enjoy live band gigs, dance parties and other cultural, recreational events in a safe drug, alcohol and smoke-free environment.
Keep Australia Beautiful
The Keep Australia Beautiful Litterers Anonymous campaign hopes to make people more accountable for their actions and remind people to use the bin – and the right bin – given the growing number of recycling bins now also available in public places.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Call any time and for any reason, 1800 55 1800.
Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to boost their own mental health and wellbeing.
A non-profit group that organises a wide range of music related programs to educate, entertain, inspire and empower young people.
Upbeat | Lifeline
Need to talk or help a mate? Sometimes it can be hard to know how to help a friend or know what to do. Upbeat is about beating the blues, staying in tune with your mates, and asking for help when you need it. Visit www.lifeline.org.au/upbeat for helpful tips and information about staying Upbeat.
Youthbeyondblue is the arm of beyondblue that has a specific focus on young people aged 12 to 25 years. Youthbeyondblue programs and projects centre on early intervention and prevention of high prevalence mental health problems for young people and also on raising community awareness
youthcentral offers a range of information and advice on issues like jobs, study, travel, money and events in your local area
Youth Affairs Council of Victoria
YACVic is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people’s issues in Victoria promoting opportunity, participation, justice and equity for all young people.
The Youth Affairs Network of Queensland
YANQ is the peak community youth affairs organisation in Queensland, representing individuals and organisations from Queensland’s youth sector.
Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia
YACWA is primarily a human rights organisation that seeks to address the exclusion of young people in a rapidly changing society by working to strengthen the trust, cooperation, collaboration; professionalism and voice of the non-government youth service sector to better serve the young people of Western Australia.
The links below are for stuff that we like and thought you might like too.
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