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Point Pirie Trots fundraiser celebrates BoysTown becoming ‘yourtown’ - new name; same purpose, same passion

19 Feb 2016

The 11th annual BoysTown Charity Trots Night on Friday, 19 February will be a double celebration this year as BoysTown announces its name change to ‘yourtown’ to better reflect the inclusive nature of its work and bring the organisation into the future.

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Local young people get full-time jobs through BoysTown’s skills program

15 Feb 2016

Practical, quality support and education is providing Ipswich with outcomes that benefit young people and the community with half of those graduating from a workskills program this week securing full-time jobs.

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Tips for getting back to school stress-free

21 Jan 2016

With attention turned to back to school preparations, children and parents can find this time both exciting and daunting.

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Tips for getting back to school stress-free

21 Jan 2016

With attention turned to back to school preparations, children and parents can find this time both exciting and daunting. 

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Begin 2016 with a beach, boat and bullion

15 Jan 2016

Enjoy your own canal beach, private boat and luxurious coastal home with BoysTown’s newest prize home at Palm Beach.

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Local youths clean up church gardens and gain new skills

15 Dec 2015

Ten young people from Brisbane’s western suburbs will graduate this week from an innovative program giving them the skills to enter the workforce or further education.

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Individualised Mental Health Support a Necessity

26 Nov 2015

BoysTown and Kids Helpline welcomes the Government’s recognition of the complex needs of children and young people and the necessity of offering individually tailored mental health support.

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Paris terror attacks: How to help with child anxiety

17 Nov 2015

The tragic events that unfolded in Paris over the weekend will be fuelling fear and anxiety in adults and children alike.

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Schoolies prepare for annual rite of passage

16 Nov 2015

The annual Schoolies pilgrimage is almost here and for many, the rite of passage can be filled with as much trepidation as fun.

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Jacarandas are blooming and that equals exam stress

13 Nov 2015

The Jacarandas are out and that means it’s that time of year when students are realising it’s time to knuckle down and study for end of year exams. 

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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: tgillinder@yourtown.com.au

Maree Reason-Cain

Corporate Affairs and Media Advisor
Phone: 07 3867 1395
Mobile: 0423 843 786
Email: mreason-cain@yourtown.com.au 

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