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South Australian joint statement against the Religious Discrimination Bill We the undersigned represent a range of researchers, community service organisations and advocacy groups that support communities throughout South Australia. We are united in our concerns about the draft Religious Discrimination Bill and its
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Homelessness matters. On any given night across Australia over 116,000 people are experiencing homelessness. Over 40% are young people and children. This number has increased by 27,000 people over the past decade and continues to climb. Homelessness matters. The risk of death on
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SJYS Outreach Worker, Kylie Wanganeen, is a proud Kaurna and Narungga Woman, committed to supporting community and supporting young people out of crisis. Housing crisis can be particularly acute for young Aboriginal people, who are often dealing with a range of complex issues.
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Landmark report on The Cost of Privilege shows our tax system is unfair Mar 26, 2018 by Maiy Azize Anglicare Australia has called on the government to take urgent action on tax breaks and concessions in the next budget. The calls follow the
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I don’t remember exactly when things changed between me and my dad. I don’t remember exactly when dad’s kind words and encouragement disappeared. I do remember the day I left for good. I was 15-years-old. Before then I had run away constantly. I’d
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The SJYS Annual General Meeting is always a great opportunity to catch up with members, and share some of the great successes achieved by young people over the previous year.  A special treat at this year’s AGM was a video presentation from young
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As part of our commitment to Reconciliation, in September SJYS held its first Reconciliation Camp for young people and SJYS employees. Arising from the SJYS Reconciliation Action Plan, the camp’s theme of Celebrating Language, Culture and Country provided an opportunity to celebrate the diversity
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At the recent Australasian Housing Institute (AHI) Awards for excellence in housing practice, our very own General Manager, Nicole Chaplin, won the SA Inspirational Team Member Award. Nicole was recognised for the outstanding contribution she has made to meeting the housing needs of
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Anglicare Australia today called on the government to take urgent action on rental affordability in the upcoming Budget, releasing the 2017 Rental Affordability Snapshot. “Home should be a space we can make our own. It’s our place to belong, and the basis on
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