Topic: Youth

Young People At The Table To Discuss Mental Health

Minister for Youth Ros Spence will today meet with young Victorian leaders to talk about the unprecedented mental health challenges facing young people during the coranavirus pandemic. Young people, together with experts from Orygen, Beyond Blue, headspace and Switchboard will discuss the impacts of coronavirus and how we can work to improve mental health outcomes […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

Latrobe Youth Space Development To Generate Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting young people across the Latrobe Valley and the Gippsland region with $4.3 million to design, develop and run the Latrobe Youth Space in Morwell. Minister for Youth Ros Spence today announced Kubale Constructions based in Warragul has been appointed as the head contractor to redevelop the Latrobe Youth Space, […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth

Grants For Youth Week Set To Boost Community Spirit

  Young people will be celebrated and recognised during Victorian Youth Week 2020, with more than 100 events and activities across the state, including in bushfire affected communities. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams has announced the 110 successful grant recipients for the Andrews Labor Government’s Youth Week 2020, worth almost $220,000. Fifty-nine events in rural and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

Supporting Young People Caught Offside

The Andrews Labor Government is helping at-risk young people stay on the right track by keeping them connected to their community through a global love of football. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll visited the Craigieburn City Football Club to announce a $150,000 investment in an after-school football program, which will give up to 50 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Crime Prevention

Giving Young People A Voice In Melbourne’s North

A weekend forum in Northcote will provide a platform for young people in Melbourne’s north to have their say on matters that are important to them. Improving transport links, finding work and staying healthy will be on the agenda when the Northern Metropolitan Partnership’s youth forum kicks off at 9.30am on Saturday. Minister for Suburban […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Suburban Development, Northern Metropolitan Region

Latrobe Youth Space Celebrates Its First Year

A dedicated youth space in the Latrobe Valley has celebrated its first year of operation, uniting a group of local youth services to successfully deliver a range of programs, activities and services to keep youths happy and engaged. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams visited the future home of Latrobe Youth Space in Princes Drive Morwell […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth

Free Pads And Tampons To Help Girls Thrive At School

In an Australian first, the Andrews Labor Government is rolling out pads and tampons in every state school, free of charge, to reduce the stigma of periods, make school more inclusive for girls and young women and save families money. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Women and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Calling All Young People For Victorian Youth Week

The Andrews Labor Government wants fresh ideas from young people to shape Victorian Youth Week 2020. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams this week joined over 300 secondary school students at the Reach Foundation to open the grant round, with total funding of $220,000 up for grabs to support young people in planning and delivering activities […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

World Class Youth Mental Health Facility Opens In Parkville

Thousands of young Victorians will get the mental health support and treatment they need from the very best staff, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today opened the cutting-edge new youth mental health facility in Parkville, which will focus on prevention and early intervention and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Backing South Sudanese Youth To Be The Best They Can Be

More South Sudanese young people will be supported to access education and jobs in Melbourne’s west thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today visited the Wyndham Community Support Group, now to be known as Junubi Wyndham. The Community Support Group’s future has been secured for another year thanks to a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth, Western Metropolitan Region