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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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Y NSW pays tribute to bingo heroes this National Volunteer Week

17 May 2021 - Media ReleasesYouth

During National Volunteer Week from May 17 to 23, the Y NSW is paying tribute to the committed group of locals behind Community Bingo on the Central Coast, raising funds for vital youth programs in the region.

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Y NSW Expo to set coastal careers on course

The Y NSW, Central Coast Council and Vicinity’s Lake Haven Centre have joined forces to bring a careers fair to the North of Wyong like never seen before.

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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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Together more than ever at the Y NSW this Youth Week

The Y NSW is inviting young people to connect at the Y this Youth Week with a raft of free opportunities storming the state.

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Y NSW provides ‘uplift’ to wellbeing of Sydney youth

Uplift launches this month in Parramatta and Mount Annan to tackle the roll-on effects of COVID-19 on the lives of local young people

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Y NSW volleyball a smash hit with Mt Annan youth

Volleyball is ‘spiking’ in popularity locally with the Y NSW launching a new program at Mount Annan Leisure Centre to meet the sport’s mass appeal.

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Brekkie & B-ball back to get Lake Haven youth on track

24 Feb 2021 - Media ReleasesYouth

The Y NSW is proud to announce the Lake Haven Brekkie & B-ball Club will return next week, Monday March 1.

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Applications now open for Y NSW Youth Parliament

Applications are now open for the YMCA NSW (Y NSW) Youth Parliament: the state’s premier youth political empowerment program

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Y NSW and Westfield collaboration gives young people space to thrive

Young people in Parramatta now have a space to call their own thanks to an innovative new partnership between the YMCA NSW (Y NSW) and Westfield Parramatta.

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Y NSW joins forces with the Sydney Kings

The YMCA NSW (Y NSW) and the Brydens Lawyers Sydney Kings today announced a community partnership to help bring basketball to more young people across NSW.

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The Y unlocks power of exercise for stressed-out students

The YMCA NSW (the Y) congratulates Year 12 on the end of their HSC, with a special nod to the those who worked-out at the Y for free during exams.

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Children across NSW have their voices heard at Children's Parliament

29 Oct 2020 - Media ReleasesYouth

More than 90 children will discuss the issues affecting children in NSW with their peers today as they represent their electorate in this year’s Children’s Week Parliament.

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The Y to tackle youth disadvantage in San Remo

20 Oct 2020 - Media ReleasesYouth

A new YMCA NSW (the Y) program aiming to change the tune on youth disadvantage and wellbeing in San Remo kicks off on Tuesday, October 20

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Tune in with the Y for National Mental Health Month

During the month of October, the Y NSW is encouraging all young people to “Tune In” with the Y.

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Separate Spaces- Adapting to the “New Normal” of Online Learning

09 Sep 2020 - YouthY We Are Here

Incorrect or cluttered spaces are more likely to lead to long term physical or mental health issues as a result of increased cortisol levels over a long period of time. Here are some helpful tips to create a productive study space.

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Separate Spaces- Adapting to the “New Normal” of Online Learning

09 Sep 2020 - YouthY We Are Here

Incorrect or cluttered spaces are more likely to lead to long term physical or mental health issues as a result of increased cortisol levels over a long period of time. Here are some helpful tips to create a productive study space.

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Children, young people design new child safety model to launch in National Child Protection Week

The Y NSW is celebrating 30 years of National Child Protection Week by rolling out one of the first child safety models co-designed by children and young people across a country. The Y NSW, which operates 27 Recreation and Leisure Facilities in NSW and the ACT, is demonstrating its continued commitment as a leader in ensuring children and young people are safe through its “Stay Safe, Tell Someone” program.

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Through Our Eyes Art Exhibition

12 Aug 2020 - YouthY We Are Here

Young people express their diversity through pieces of art

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