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⏳ Our #veryuncomfortablechallenge participants only have 3 days left to reach their targets. Donate now at and support us to support young people in the COVID-recovery. #reachfoundation
💪 Be as brave as a teenager, face your fears and get uncomfortable. 👏 It's not too late to start our Very Uncomfortable Challenge. Set yourself a challenge in October – it can be for an hour, a day or a weekend. Sign up
Day #1 of our Very Uncomfortable Challenge Good luck to all the brave souls taking part. It's not too late to join! Get uncomfortable with you this month and raise much needed funds for Reach. Sign up now at REACH'S VERY UNCOMFORTABLE CHALLENGE 1 - 31 Oct
Want to make a difference to the lives of tens-of-thousands of young people? Support Reach and face your fears for Reach's Very Uncomfortable Challenge. We've collected some challenge ideas for you! REACH'S VERY UNCOMFORTABLE CHALLENGE 1-31 Oct Sign up:
💪 😬 Get uncomfortable with Olympian and Reach Ambassado@harry_garsidede to raise funds for Reach. Supporting young people when they need it most. 🙌🏽 🙌🏼 🙌🏿 REACH'S VERY UNCOMFORTABLE CHALLENGE 1 - 31 October Sign up or
Off the football field, the great Jim Stynes of @melbournefc devoted his life to helping young people believe in themselves and get the most out of life. We’re calling on you to Be Like Jim and support our nation’s youth. @gawndog37 @LibbyBirch18
SMS alerts are being sent out to people who live in and around, or may have visited, exposure sites. If you receive a message, check locations & times of exposures: If you have symptoms, get tested & stay home. Testing site info:…
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Yesterday the Federal Court found the Environment Minister has a duty of care to young people. We asked young people what was the 1 issue they felt strongly about, environment/climate change came in no 1. Do you agree with the judgement?@ConversationEDU…
Today is National Sorry Day & we ask you to acknowledge the Stolen Generations, & in doing so, remind ourselves that historical injustice is still an ongoing source of intergenerational trauma for Aboriginal and Torres Islander families, communities, & peoples. #NationalSorryDay
In 2018, some 29 per cent of First Nations Australians reported experiencing a form of major discrimination. This number jumped to 52 per cent in 2019, and 50 per cent in 2020.…
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"We still unfairly hold all the power in society & as men we need to do better. That’s what sexual consent education videos need be about. Not fucking milkshakes" Reach's Crew responds to #milkshakevideo @theprojecttv @junkee @pedestriandaily @itspunkee
#vicbudget - record housing spend, free kinder, free TAFE and now an unprecedented spend to kick off a #genderequalrecovery. This is just the beginning. #springst
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In orange today for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Every woman deserves to feel safe, respected and equal at home, at work and everywhere in between. #springst #16Days
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Thank you @RosSpenceMP for creating this great opportunity to put the youth voice front and centre. We are supporting this initiative by interviewing a diverse group of young Victorian’s within our reach, to elevate their voice and have their say.…
This week, I updated the Victorian Parliament about work currently underway to develop a new whole of Government youth strategy. Young people need a plan for the short AND the long term. And there has never been a more important time to hear from them to help build it
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So wonderful to talk to @AlisterHenskens about his passion and wish to support community connection in his electorate of #kuringgai
As we hope the safety and health of all Australians continues to improve and the easing of restrictions progresses, we understand many in our community are experiencing mixed emotions and feelings. It's okay to feel whatever you're feeling. If you need support: 13 11 14 (24/7).
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If you're aged between 12 - 25 yrs and want to influence real & meaningful change - here's you chance!! Big shoutout to @RosSpenceMP & @VicGovAu for making sure the youth strategy is created by actual young people! #YouthVoice…
Every year, Melbourne FC dedicate a game to Reach. This year we wanted to use it shine a light on loneliness - & how it's affecting footy players & young people alike during COVID. Thanks to @melbournefc & @ZurichAustralia for helping us bring this to life! #StayConnected
We're all human + we all need connection. ❤ This 'Round for @wearereach', we're shining a light on loneliness. Let's #StayConnected + get through these challenging times, together. 📝
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SO grateful 🙏 SO excited 🙌 Yesterday, on behalf o@JohnBarilaroMPMP &@NSWDPIE_Waterer - Kiama M@garethjwardrd announced $200K+ in funding for Reach to create and deliver tailored workshops for young people in Shellharbour over the next 3 years 😁#mentalhealthlBmQ
Huge news out of the #ACT raising the criminal age of responsibility from 10 to 14! Here's hoping other jurisdictions follow! #raisetheage…
So proud of Reach Alumnus @liv_willis for launching her new podcast #PatientZero with @RadioNational! It explores everything to do with disease outbreaks and it's free to listen!
We're lucky to have Tyler Juel, Head of Fundraising and Marketing at @wearereach join us to share some invaluable insights from their Giving Day this year. Join us for a FREE ONLINE SESSION at 11am AEST this Wednesday 12 August 2020. Here is your
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Great to have conversations with @bronnietaylor's office today about how we can collectively work together to support #regionalyouth! All about helping them stay connected and feel inspired about their future �#mentalhealthho
Our friends at @YACVic have put together this infographic showing all the ways #youngpeople have been affected by #COVID19
Wait... what? Fining children in resi care for breaching social distancing defies common sense. 1) They'll never be able to pay a $1600 fine 2) They're children! Let's educate them, not fine them 3) They're living in group homes removed from family…
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MOST | Orygen's MOST platform, which provides targeted therapy to young people with mental ill-health, was today launched by @DanielAndrewsMP and @MartinFoleyMP. Young Victorians living in public housing will be among the first to access MOST. Read more:
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"With honesty comes healing." This is a significant step forward in being able to share and understand the full scope of our history - and importantly, the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in #Victoria. #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe…
Some of our Reach Crew share some tips for those in #Melbourne tackling #Lockdown 2.0! Sending lots of love ♥️
#YoungPeople reported a 66.7% increase in confidence to navigate life's challenges after attending our #Fused program. Our next term kicks off on 22 July and it's open to ALL young people in #Australia:…
We've heard from many public estate tenants who are unsure how to get help, or where they can ask questions. Two residents' hotlines have now been established. ☎️ Please share widely.
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We were told it was a horrible time to ask our community for financial support. But, as always, our Reach family came through to back young people when they needed it most. Thank you to everyone who donated & supported us through this hectic time. You helped raise over $200K!
This is racism. This needs to stop. We, as a collective, need to hold online trolls + social media platforms accountable.
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Brilliant article on why we need to #RaiseTheAge - prosecuting grade 4 children is unfair, traumatising, ineffective & too often the consequence of systemic racism.
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This is very encouraging!!! It will be great to provide better service and outcomes for Australians by working collaboratively…
Just got announced that the US Open will go ahead WITHOUT wheelchair tennis.. Players weren’t consulted. I thought I did enough to qualify - 2x champion, number 1 in the world. But unfortunately I missed the only thing that mattered, being able to walk. Disgusting discrimination
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HE DID IT! Our boy @martysmiley won a #Walkley! We are just SO proud! Well done Marty!!! ♥️…
Shout out to the US Supreme Court for the landmark ruling to protect #LGBT workers! HOORAY! 🏳️‍🌈
So encouraging to speak with @James_HGriffin this morning about his focus on mental health and wellbeing for the electorate on #manly and beyond
A big thank you to @metrotrains for backing our #ReshapeTomorrow campaign! We're pumped to be working with these legends to support #youngpeople in #Melbourne! WATCH THIS SPACE!!!! #prevention #earlyintervention
"This evidence shows implicit or unconscious bias toward our first Australians is not imagine..."…
Meyne Wyatt closes #QandA with a monologue from his play, City of Gold.
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If you need support: Beyond Blue – call 1300 22 4636 or visit Kids Helpline – call 1800 55 1800 or visit Lifeline – call 13 11 14 or visit
Young people need Reach now more than ever to build their resilience. And we need your support. All donations are now doubled.
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