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National Skills Week begins in Australia

Newsroom24x7 Desk

Sydney, Australia : The 5th National Skills Week (NSW) began in Sydney on the 24th of August and will run through the week from 24th to 30th. 230 more words

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Who speaks out for us? The voiceless older people.

There is a major issue among young women (and some young men who support them!) currently in Australia as they have discovered that the GST applies to feminine hygiene products but not to parallel men’s products. 442 more words

Bougainville Communications : New Investment connects 300 + Bougainville public servants

Helping Bougainville public servants get connected

Two years ago, a pair of Bougainville public servants sat under a shady tree in Buka, working on a plan that would transform the autonomous region’s developing bureaucracy. 292 more words

Government Of Bougainville

Family Safety Pack

The Australian Government has developed a family safety pack with information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage.

The pack aims to reduce violence against women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, by ensuring they understand their rights and where to get support if needed. 128 more words

Active Participation

Big Tobacco Uses Big Brother Tactics

Tobacco company uses Freedom Of Information Act to acquire data on Australian youth.

The Australian government has fallen victim to its own Big Brother agenda. Thousands of Victorian school children and teenagers took part in a government funded survey which was used to gauge attitudes towards smoking and alcohol. 154 more words

Australian-news

Group launches girls’ safety initiative campaign

WITH support from the Australian Government, Tabitha Cumi Foundation, has launched Girl’s Safety Initiative scheme. The programme is aimed at promoting security awareness, peace building, conflict resolution, life building skills, and mentorship, among others. 620 more words