Empowerment through education and a song

UNITY, a new program in Western Sydney, is equipping young girls and gender diverse youth with the tools to understand consent and build healthy relationships for their future selves. The early intervention program was launched by Outloud, an intersectional, CALD-focused social impact…

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Women in agriculture share their stories

THIS year National AG Day is celebrating the vital work performed by the agricultural industry, with a call for all Australians to explore career opportunities in the sector. Australian women face challenges pursuing a career in this male-dominated field. Until 1994, Australian…

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Supporting LGBTQIA+ youth in rural Australia

AUSTRALIAN charity, Minus18, is providing free LGBTQIA+ education workshops for regional and rural schools and community organisations across the country. Minus18 helps support and empower LGBTQIA+ youth in Australia through events, leadership initiatives and education programs. Bookings and relationships coordinator at Minus18,…

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Have a cuppa to help those who live with endometriosis

ENDOMETRIOSIS Australia’s High Time for Tea initiative’s aim is to boost knowledge and resources to support research into this critically misunderstood disorder. Alexis Wolfe, CEO of Endometriosis Australia, said the community fundraiser aims to “increase awareness and conversations about endometriosis” around the country.…

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Hitting the trails for breast cancer awareness month

CARRYING nothing but the pack on his back, Alan Chung is trekking 1005 kilometres through Western Australia’s Bibbulmun Track to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Joined by his wife Shirley and best friend Brandon, the trio are trekking in…

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Yarn up and seek help when you’re not feeling deadly

INTERGENERATIONAL trauma from a long history of cultural disconnection, violence and loss of land, has seen a disproportionate burden placed on the social and emotional wellbeing of Indigenous young people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 24 and under are three…

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