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*** MEDIA ALERT: CHILD PROTECTION PROTEST AT REDFERN 12.30PM TODAY***

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What: Child protection caseworkers hold protest   When: 12.30   Where: 219-241 Cleveland Street, Strawberry Hills NSW 2016   Why: Child protection caseworkers walk off the job over child safety   Contact: 0405 285 547   Press Release:    Child protection caseworkers walk off the job over child safety in Redfern   Child protection caseworkers … Continued

YOUTH DETENTION MODEL DOES NOT REDUCE THE RISK OF REOFFENDING

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A Churchill Fellow from Queensland has called for a rethink when it comes to youth detention, including more integrated ‘leaves of absence’ as current models are not reducing the risk of reoffending.    Churchill Fellow, Kate Bjur has called on governments to learn from the shared decision models from around the world to reduce the … Continued

Play On in Ipswich these school holidays!

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School holidays are taking on a sporting theme in Ipswich with the chance to try sports, see high-profile sporting personalities and learn about fitness and wellbeing. The fun starts from Saturday 22 June – 28 June with Play On in the Nicholas St Precinct.  From 10am – 2pm daily, kids can enjoy a range of … Continued

Monash expert: Young people left out of the NSW state budget

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A Monash University expert is available to comment on the New South Wales state budget, which was delivered by Treasurer Daniel Mookhey on Tuesday. Similar to the Victorian budget last month, young people have been shortchanged on key funding announcements. Professor Lucas Walsh, Director of the Monash Centre for Youth Policy and Education PracticeContact details: … Continued