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July 9th 2020

FREE NAIDOC Week Live Q&A - World Vision

Join our traditional NAIDOC week celebration with a free, all First Nations staff Q+A event on Zoom. #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe
Numbers are limited, so be quick to secure your place. A Zoom 
link will be emailed toregistered participants the day before the 
event.  Join us for a special NAIDOC week celebration 
and Q&A with our Australia First

Nations Program team. More info

Applications now open for Youth Solutions Report 2020


Ignored and hurting: Generation Z’s vital post-COVID role

Amanda Rishworth, Shadow Minister for Youth: the problems facing young Australians aren’t in short supply but, unfortunately, the solutions are.


 A special three-part series: Amid the economic and health crisis, many Australians are facing big decisions about their future. Whether it’s education or upskilling in the hopes of being employable in 2025, the choices they make now will be crucial.

Australia’s first Indigenous consul-general appointed to the US

2001 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Benson Saulo has been appointed as the Australian Consul-General to Houston.

Why youth services must be accessible
Without accessibility for all young people, services can harm groups of society that already have a hard time accessing the world around them, writes Issy Orosz, in a new monthly column injecting the voices of young people into the social change sector.

United Nations

Despite a raging global pandemic, some of the world’s leading powers are retreating from the UN and what it stands for. On its 75th anniversary, SBS News looks at its place in an increasingly chaotic world.

Sustainable Development Report 2020

The Sustainable Development Report 2020 presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states and frames the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in terms of six broad transformations.