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In this newsletter you will find:

  • Events and opportunities
  • Programs
  • Training
  • Surveys

Events and opportunities

  • Brimbank Learning Futures is running Success Lab: Youth Business Skills, a workshop for young people aged 16-25 to support their skills to run their own business. They will learn how to validate and iterate their idea, research and design their business, how to identify and connect with their target audience and craft a unique identify to set your business apart. Come along on Wed 19 June by registering here. Flyer
  • Brimbank Learning Futures & Youth Services are hosting a monthly networking night called Linked IRL for young people aged 16-25 to meet with industry professionals and connect with their peers. The next session is on Thursday 27 June, 5PM-6:30PM in at Sydenham Neighbourhood House. Register here.
  • OzChild is running their Youth Drop-in Centre in Errington Reserve again! Great opportunity for the youth to come, chill and hangout with us. Whether you’re in need of some positive energy or just want to have a great time, this is a place to be. Every fortnight on Thursday. Flyer


  • Youth Project’s Transition to Work program provides tailored training and guidance to equip young individuals with essential skills and knowledge, fostering job readiness through practical skill development. Once signed up to the program, the young person is assigned a Youth Coach where they work together to gain the skills and confidence required to obtain sustainable employment. Young people aged between 15-24 and are Australian citizen or hold an visa are eligible. Contact Charlene at for more information.
  • Good Shepherd delivers Building Blocks, a free, facilitated, weekly, and social playgroup for young parents up to 25 years old and their preschool children aged 0-5 years. The playgroup runs weekly within school terms. Every week they have a fun activity that encourages language development, reading time, free play, and a healthy morning tea. They run regular excursions (to the zoo, aquarium, play centres, swimming pool- all free) and have guest speakers each term to speak on topics the parents want. They also provide parenting support and referrals to any supports the parents or children need.
    Open to referrals from professionals and self-referrals.  More info here. Flyer
  • Multicultural Health Support Services (MHSS) offers sexual and reproductive health information session to migrant and refugee communities, including International Students. Anyone is eligible to participate and there are no deadlines. The service is completely free, and the dates and venues can be flexible as per the participants/ community groups’ requests. We cover range of information like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Liver Health, HIV, and other Sexually Transmitted Infections, Navigating Australian Healthcare System, and also Healthy Relationships and Consent. Participants can contact us through my email address:, or mobile number 0476110674.


  • YACVic are offering their Youth Participation 101 training which covers youth participation frameworks, theory and the benefits of engagement, and you’ll review and reflect on case scenarios tailored to your organisation. They are offering a 10% discount on training costs if booked before end of financial year. More info here and register here.


  • Prevention United have just launched Be a Part of the Ripple – Your Voice Matterstheir first ever National Youth Survey. The survey was designed by members of their Youth Advisory Group, to help them better understand the factors impacting young Australians’ mental health, and their opinions on the policy changes and other prevention-focused solutions that would make a difference.  The survey is open to anyone living in Australia aged 16 – 25. It’s completely anonymous, takes around 10 – 15 mins and is open until 16 July.  Participants can enter the draw to win one of five $50 vouchers. All responses will be kept confidential, and the questions are voluntary and can be skipped at any time. Further questions are welcome and can be sent to the researchers at


For more information about the above opportunities, please get in touch with us at

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