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Thumbs up for new and improved Y Space Cooma

14 Apr 2022 - COVID-19Media Releases

Young people have a new space to gather and relax following the reopening of the upgraded Y Space Cooma on Wednesday.

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The Y Youth Parliament goes Virtual in January 2022

The Y NSW was due to commence its Youth Parliament program – including a residential camp at Sydney Olympic Park Lodge and the iconic experience at Parliament House – on Saturday 15 January 2022. The program was already delayed due to the Stay-at-Home Orders, which were in place at the time the program was initially scheduled for July 2021. With the Omicron variant so widespread throughout New South Wales, the Y has taken the difficult decision to make the Youth Parliament program virtual for January 2022. The Y has taken this decision in keeping with our values, because we are committed to acting with the interests of safety, responsibility, honesty, care and respect at all times – particularly in regard to young people.

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Covid Update - 23 Dec

23 Dec 2021 - COVID-19

Masks and QR Codes reintroduced in NSW

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Recreation Facilities To Reopen Mon 11 October

11 Oct 2021 - COVID-19

The Y NSW is excited to be reopening its recreation centres and youth & community services in line with government roadmap to COVID recovery, following the easing of restrictions in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

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The Y NSW announces its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

06 Oct 2021 - COVID-19Media Releases

The health and wellbeing of the community is, and will always be, at the heart of the Y NSW’s purpose.

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Outdoor Public Swimming Pools to Reopen

22 Sep 2021 - COVID-19

as of Monday 27 September 2021, outdoor public swimming pools are able to reopen with strict NSW Health-approved COVIDSafe plans in place.

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CentrePoint Sport & Leisure Centre to reopen

17 Sep 2021 - COVID-19

CentrePoint Sport & Leisure Centre to reopen following changes to public health orders and NSW Government restrictions.

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Stay-At-Home Restrictions Eased for some Regional NSW LGA's

14 Sep 2021 - COVID-19

Y NSW Covid Update: 14 September 2021

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Stay-At-Home Orders Impact on Y NSW Facilities

26 Aug 2021 - COVID-19

Covid-19 Update 26 August 2021

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Regional Y NSW sites to enter lockdown

14 Aug 2021 - COVID-19

From 5pm Saturday 14th August 2021, Regional NSW will enter a seven-day lockdown. This means that the following centres will be closed in line with public health orders and NSW Government restrictions.

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ACT Centres to enter lockdown

12 Aug 2021 - COVID-19

From 5pm, Thursday 12 August 2021, the ACT entered lockdown, impacting Gungahlin Leisure Centre, Stromlo Leisure Centre, Lakeside Leisure Centre and the Canberra Olympic Pool.

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Y NSW Youth Parliamentarians weigh in on vaccination debate

The Y NSW Youth Parliament has voted in favour of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all Australians and visitors to Australia, in a mock debate chaired by Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Veterans, the Hon. James Griffin MP.

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Y NSW keeps minds & bodies active for free through lockdown

With Greater Sydney plunged into lockdown, the Y NSW is staying committed to connection, offering virtual opportunities to promote active wellness at home for the young and the young at heart.

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NSW Centres to enter lockdown

26 Jun 2021 - COVID-19

In line with the current Public Health Order, our Recreation and Aquatic centres across Greater Sydney were closed on 6pm 26 June 2021.

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Stay-at-Home Order impact on Children's Services

26 Jun 2021 - COVID-19

Outside School Hours Care at Government schools remain open for students who need them, and no child will be turned away from school.

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Y NSW supports youth through adversity at Hawkesbury Oasis

The Y NSW’s popular active wellness program ‘Uplift’ will launch at the Hawkesbury Oasis on Monday, May 3, helping to tackle the roll-on effects of COVID-19 on the lives of local young people.

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How to write a Resume

These 9 steps will help you write a resume from scratch, putting your best foot forward for your next role!

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We’d like to let you know that we’re here. And we’re not going anywhere. Because we believe in the power of inspired young people.

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Keeping Safe Online

It's important to feel safe online! The impacts of COVID-19 have meant that the way we learn, connect with our friends & family and entertain ourselves has increasingly shifted online. While, that can be exciting, did you know you are also at increased risk of harm both directly and indirectly?

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At times, we all struggle to stay present. This becomes even more common during stressful times, like many of us may now find ourselves in. In this article, we cover some information about the benefits of mindfulness, how to get started, and what to do if you’re struggling with it. Be kind to yourself, and give it a go. Your body and mind will thank you for it.

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