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Cupcakes and Christmas find youth a creative home

In his dreams, 19-year-old Novocastrian James* wears a superhero cape and mask. Rather than leap off tall buildings though, the former Kotara High School student has visions of feeding people tasty treats. Some are...

Commitment to improving youth employment

City of Newcastle is calling on local organisations to expand opportunities for young people as youth unemployment approaches 20%. Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes launched the Greater Newcastle Youth Employment Charter today on behalf...

Grants program to inspire youth

Organisations across the Hunter are being encouraged to apply for a grants program that will provide a boost to youth engagement programs. According to Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter, Catherine Cusack, the...

Shedding light on youth’s plight

A youth strategy hopes to provide a clearer picture of what life is like for a young person living in Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie City Council's 2020-2023 Youth Strategy has outlined a...

Funding for physical and mental health programs

A number of community projects across Lake Macquarie will share more than $270,000 in funding to roll out mental and physical health programs and build new infrastructure. The Tantrum Theatre Cooperative was...

Camping at home to commemorate Anzac Day

The coronavirus pandemic will not stop Scouts from commemorating the fallen this year. The organisation has launched a new campaign – [email protected] – a camping experience this weekend that encourages Scouts to...

Podcast inspires young entrepreneurs

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting many young people out of work, a Hunter-produced podcast featuring local and successful entrepreneurs is inspiring others to start their own business. The Youngpreneur Podcast is an initiative...

Youth crime rates down thanks to community project

A program in Lake Macquarie has led to a significant drop in youth crime rates. Over the past 18 months, a collective of locally responsive youth agencies have come together to take part...