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Australian Youth Innovation: Youth interactions with ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific

24 September, 2020

The director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Lowy Institute, Ben Bland, once stated that “it’s hard to trust your neighbor if you don’t know them.”

Even though the ASEAN states are some of Australia’s closest neighbours, there has always been a strong disconnect and distrust, stemming from a lack of understanding and ignorance.… Read more ›


The young Australians driving change during COVID-19

31 August, 2020 Driven for Difference

Young people are powerful and create impact in their lives, communities and on wider society. These four young people from across Australia share how they have been driving change before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Miranda, 19, Tas

Miranda has founded a Facebook group for students in Tasmania to organise against the proposed changes by the Federal Government to university fees.… Read more ›


“Young people are the generation that are on the threshold of leadership.” Keeping youth mental health in the spotlight

23 August, 2020

Sometimes, opening up can be difficult – especially in the midst of a global pandemic.

Approaching the subject with a positive, empowerment stance can make all the difference.

“I think that young people are already resilient,” says Professor Patrick McGorry, Executive Director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, and a Founding Director of the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.… Read more ›


In Defence of My Arts Degree

16 August, 2020

So I’m 3 years into my humanities degree, and I’ve thought a lot about what my degree has taught me. Critical analysis, creativity, curiosity, empathy, persuasion, negotiation, communication. I’ve interned in places, volunteered and been employed in a variety of fields.… Read more ›

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