You + Me = Us program to help SA teens build positive relationships
- Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 12:48
Mission Australia has launched a program in Southern Adelaide to reduce violence and assist the development of healthy and respectful relationships among young people.
You + Me = Us is designed for young men and women aged 16 to 19 who have experienced, or are experiencing, violence within a close relationship.
The program aims to build positive relationships through a mix of education, counselling and other therapeutic interventions.
Serious welfare reform crucial for fairness and workplace participation
- Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:05
Our broken welfare system must be overhauled if we are truly serious about supporting people into jobs, writes Mission Australia CEO Toby Hall writes in today’s Australian Financial Review.
Australia has a problem with entitlement. Joe Hockey knows it. In his much reported speech to the Institute of Economic Affairs in London in April last year, Mr Hockey said:
Sounds of the Street graduates ready to unleash double album
- Created on Friday, 01 February 2013 11:23
Young graduates of Mission Australia’s Sounds of the Street (SOTS) program are gearing up for the 6 February live launch of Rebel Clef – an eclectic album packed with everything from everything from hip hop tirades to sweet laments.
Rebel Clef will be officially launched at an all-ages concert at the Mission Australia Centre, 19 Denham Street in Sydney’s Surry Hills (enter via little Bloomfield Street).
Our street patrol for vulnerable Tasmanian youth on track thanks to Qantas
- Created on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 15:58
Qantas today announced a $50,000 donation to Mission Australia’s Youth Beat youth patrol, guaranteeing the future and vital presence of this service in Hobart’s north-eastern suburbs and the Derwent Valley.
In operation since 2007, Youth Beat services the Derwent Valley and several suburbs in Hobart’s north-east and plays a crucial role reaching out to vulnerable young people, checking on their wellbeing and providing hands-on assistance where needed.