Monthly Archives: August 2014

Who Is Upholding The Rights Of Young Workers?

Each year, around 25,000 young people leave school and enter the workforce. Young people play a vital role in Australia’s economy and future development. Unfortunately many young workers are subject to poor working conditions, compromised health and safety standards, workplace … Continue reading

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Young Workers Stories

Are you a young person? Have a story to share? The YCW want to hear from YOU! The YCW are looking for young workers like you to share their stories of action with us on both our Blog and website. … Continue reading

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Gender Equality At Work

Yesterday (26th) marked Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the granting of the vote to women in the United States. The day marks 94 years since American women won the right to vote and to be considered equal in the political processes … Continue reading

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2015 AYCW ACTION PARTY!

Come join the AYCW at their annual ACTION PARTY in 2015! (January 16th – 19th 2015) Calling all school leavers and young adults who aspire to make a difference! Quotes from the AYCW 2013 Action Party: “The content was quality … Continue reading

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Unpaid Internships: The Line Between Experience & Exploitation

As Australia’s youth unemployment rate now hits 20 percent – its highest in two decades – a large number of young people are now doing whatever they can in order to gain more experience,  in the form of unpaid work, … Continue reading

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The Role Of Young Workers In The Community

Young workers are among the most important, and vulnerable, aspects of our society. This is because they are more likely to be highly educated, yet are less likely to have information about their rights and are often not involved with … Continue reading

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Indicate If You’d Like More Respect On Roads

Even the most calm of people can experience bouts of “road rage” at the hands of inconsiderate or rude road users. Slow-pokes, hoons, multi-taskers, crawlers, and lane-swervers are all common culprits of road-rage triggers, and while in many cases these … Continue reading

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Young People & Body Image

Body image is the mental representation of what we think we look like. For some, this mental representation of ourselves may be positive and healthy, while others may have a distorted view on how they see themselves. Today, we are … Continue reading

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National Science Week: The Relationship Between Science and Faith

This week, Australia celebrates all things science for National Science Week (16-24 August) Now in its 17th year, National Science Week aims to explore the wonders and benefits of science, and to enable all science enthusiasts and those with a … Continue reading

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YCW National Update

The AYCW have been busy this month! This past weekend the MYCW played host to the Parramatta, Townsville, Adelaide, and Perth diocese holding the National Executive Meeting; which discussed the realities of young worker’s, the national campaign, as well as … Continue reading

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