Lifeline Training Opportunities

Are You Aboriginal and Looking to Start a Business?

The NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce (NSWICC) and the Sydney Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Program are hosting a series of information sessions for Aboriginal People and Communities seeking to establish a business or progress a business idea.

The Federal Government Announces a $110m Package Targeting Youth Anxiety and Depression

The federal government has announced a $110m package targeting youth anxiety and depression, including $46m in funding to a beyondblue program to teach students about good mental health in early learning, primary and secondary schools.

Online and phone support services including Kids Helpline and ReachOut will share an extra $1.8m in funding over two years, while $13.5m has been allocated to the Orygen National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

Media Release-Domestic Violence Laws Commence Soon

Tenants trapped in violent relationships will be protected by new renting reforms, which come into effect on 28 February 2019.

Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced the date which would allow victims of domestic violence to immediately end their tenancy without financial penalty.

Wanaruah NAIDOC Art Competition

Our Local Website Launching soon

During consultations held across NSW, children and young people from a diverse range of backgrounds, interests and experiences expressed the need to have easy access to opportunities, activities, services and events.

For this reason, NSW Government has responded to the needs of children and young people by working together to develop Our Local to bring this information into one, easily accessible place. Due to launch soon.

Follow the link for more information.

Upcoming Events

The 2019 Their Futures Matter Conference

The 2019 Their Futures Matter Conference will share new and thought-provoking insights into a future service system that will deliver improved outcomes for vulnerable children, young people, and families. Read more

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Upcoming Meetings

Upper Hunter Youth Network Meetings 2016

Thursday 11th February 2016 10.30am to 12.30pm
Singleton Youth Venue
Thursday 14th April 2016  10.30am to 12.30pm
QE11 Building, Muswellbrook
Thursday 9th June 2016  10.30am to 12.30pm
Scone Youth Centre
Thursday 11th August 2016  10.30am to 12.30pm
QE11 Building, Muswellbrook
Thursday 13th October 2016  10.30am to 12.30pm
QE11 Building, Muswellbrook
Thursday 8th December2016  10.30am to 12.30pm
QE11 Building, Muswellbrook


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