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Critical new funding announced for Kids Helpline to help combat mental health concerns for children in New South Wales

11 Feb 2020

Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women, Minister Bronnie Taylor stated that “funding will support Kids Helpline, a service of yourtown, to answer more than 18,000 new contacts per year."

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Child protection gets a boost with cyberbullying consultant appointment

10 Feb 2020

Queensland State Government funding has enabled the appointment of a full-time cyberbullying consultant and will enhance state-wide online information services to Parentline, a service of yourtown.

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Kids Helpline and Optus shine a spotlight on making the internet a safer and more responsible place for young people on Safer Internet Day

10 Feb 2020

Safer Internet Day, celebrated globally on February 11 across 150 countries, aims to raise awareness around the importance of working together to create a better internet.

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Children starting school - here are a few tips from Kids Helpline

12 Jan 2020

yourtown Chief Executive Officer Tracy Adams, says “Kids Helpline recommend parents show children love, acceptance, encouragement and support during this time of transition and change."

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Thousands turning to Kids Helpline for Christmas coping

17 Dec 2019

While the Christmas festive season usually brings joy and family camaraderie, for many people the festive season can also be a time of increased stress, overwhelming pressure, or loneliness. The Christmas ideal simply doesn’t stack up for everyone,.

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Your own Christmas miracle

03 Dec 2019

Interiors have been designed by ‘The Block’ judge Darren Palmer who’s brought luxury beachfront living to a new level.
“This is a spectacular apartment. From the art work to linen, I’ve perfected the finer details to make it worthy of this amazing view to truly make you feel like a millionaire,” said Darren.

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yourtown puts spotlight on children traumatised by domestic violence

27 Nov 2019

Children and young people who grow up in abusive homes often gravitate towards abusive relationships later in life.

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Christmas is a time of celebration, but it’s also a time for giving

27 Nov 2019

Often mothers and children come into the refuge and they have nothing. We are currently struggling with a lack of sleep attire, especially fresh new pyjamas at our Queensland-based women’s refuge which provides crisis housing to women and their children who have experienced domestic violence.

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Kids Helpline says that supporting students leaving school is important for their mental health and well-being

15 Nov 2019

Transitioning from high school can be a time of heightened risk for mental wellness.

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Kids Helpline launches new 'niggle' app

30 Oct 2019

Kids Helpline announces a new mobile app that makes mental health help more accessible and relevant for young people regardless of their location.

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yourtown welcomes enquiries about how we’re creating brighter futures for young people in Australia.

Contact us today for answers to questions about our services or for a professional comment about the contemporary issues impacting the community.

Tracey Gillinder

Head of Marketing and Fundraising
Phone: 07 3867 1248
Mobile: 0434 077 478
Email: [email protected]

Maree Reason-Cain

Corporate Affairs and Media Advisor
Phone: 07 3867 1395
Mobile: 0423 843 786
Email: [email protected] 

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