NSW RFS Cadet of the Year Javen Ricevuto (Balranald Central School) and NSW RFS Young Volunteer of the Year Alexander Slade (12-15 years) from Williamtown/Salt Ash Brigade and Elizabeth Butt (16-25 years) from Bendick Murrell Brigade.

NSW recognises contribution of young volunteers in emergency services

NSW appreciates engagement and commitment of young people in emergency service volunteering NSW has announced awards to recognise the achievements of young cadets and volunteers in the NSW Emergency Services. Minister for Emergency Services... Read more »
Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant met young regional NSW- based artists who have been awarded $10,000 scholarships under a new Government scheme to nurture creativity The 2016 batch... Read more »
Australia launches investigations over torture of juveniles at Northern Territory detention centre

Australia launches investigations over torture of juveniles at Northern Territory detention centre

Northern Territory halts use of restraint chairs and spithoods after evidence of ‘torture’ of children at youth detention centre uncovered Australian government has suspended the use of restraint chairs and spithoods in Northern... Read more »

Bill Gates top Forbes 2016 billionaires list

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is still ranked the world’s richest person with an estimated net worth of $75 billion, $4.2 billion less than last year, according to Forbes magazine’s 2016 list of... Read more »

Young people smash stereotypes at forum for cultural diversity

Sydney (Media release to Tribune International): The dangers of labelling and stereotypes were debated by more than 200 students from NSW schools and youth organisations at Multicultural NSW’s annual Youth Leaders’ Day, IDEATION... Read more »

Quality education, decent jobs a must to end child labour: ILO

New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.... Read more »

Youth Unemployment and Dr. King’s Dream

By Bernie Sanders Many years ago I was honored to be among those who marched on Washington with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I was there for his famous “I Have a... Read more »

$2m training initiative to equip students with skills for the future

The Pre-apprenticeship Training Initiative will help students and young people ages 15 to 24 gain the skills they need to secure their apprenticeship and find an employer The $2m training initiative has... Read more »

MP Jai Rowell announces $250,000 boost to mental health services

The NSW Government’s decision to boost training on mental health for youth workers in regional and rural areas across the state is expected to improve the lives of thousands of young people... Read more »

How Chinese students can help boost Australia’s trade

By Oliver Theobal With the announcement of the recently concluded China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (CHAFTA) between Australia and China, followed by the Labor Party’s Asian Century White Paper and the Liberal Party’s... Read more »

People-to-people link between Australia and India urged

MELBOURNE – Australia’s economic ties with India can be greatly enhanced and an FTA deal be signed if the two governments were willing to strengthen the people-to- people linkages, Australia’s Parliamentary secretary said... Read more »