Monthly Archives: July 2014

Young People and Pressure

Pressure comes in all forms, and it affects all of us; forcing us to deal with it in a number of ways. Today’s enquiry will look at what pressures young people deal with on a daily basis, and to help … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking At Home

Today marks the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund’s “World Day Against Trafficking in Persons”, which aims to give back the hope that was stolen from those children, men, and women victims of human trafficking. This is an issue which is … Continue reading

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Do ‘Work For The Dole’ Schemes Really Work?

One of the most contested issues to come out of the Federal Budget is the significant changes to welfare measures, with the proposal and expansion of the ‘Work for the Dole’ scheme. This program will affect jobseekers between the ages … Continue reading

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Young People and Global Awareness

One of the critical aspects of the YCW movement is the education and the growth of understanding toward global awareness and solidarity. As global citizens, and as youth brought up in the era of globalization and a world thwarted by … Continue reading

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Don’t Stress! It’s Stress Down Day!

Lifeline Australia’s Stress Down Day is today, and they’re calling for everyone to reduce stress through the power of LAUGHTER! 91% of Australian’s have reported being stressed at work this year, with other areas of their lives including finances, health, … Continue reading

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Young People and Mental Health

Mental illness is a serious issue, effecting a lot of people in society. There are far more pressures to ‘keep up’ with the changing societal norms, and an increase in people losing their sense of self to the pressures of … Continue reading

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Finding Peace

Finding peace of mind in this troubled and often stressful world can sometimes feel out of reach, fleeting, or impossible. In yesterday’s post we briefly touched on the fact that young people today are on the cusp of a very … Continue reading

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What Is The Nature Of Young People Today?

  While there maintains to be quite a big gap in the living standards of Australians today, with many people unemployed, higher amounts of school leavers and university graduates, and an unsettled national policy, we are still living in a … Continue reading

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YCW National Update

July has been a busy month for the YCW! Parramatta YCW held their “Worth More Than Gold” leadership training program, inspiring young leaders to take action in their local groups by using the See, Judge, Act method. The weekend was … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax Gets The Axe

It took three attempts, weeks of heated debate, and a great deal of filibustering, but the controversial Carbon Tax was repealed through the Upper House of the Senate yesterday (17th), making Australia the first nation to scrap the Carbon Tax … Continue reading

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