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Young and living rough

Young people have shared their stories of hardship and hope as part of Homelessness Week. Jesuit Social Services screened two short films featuring interviews with...

The voices of youth

Joel Blanch is looking forward to being a voice for Macedon Ranges young people. Mr Blanch is one of 13 members of the Macedon Youth...

Pick a small solution

The founder of a Macedon Ranges youth leadership group hopes to solve a big problem with tiny houses. Paul Kooperman, of Lancefield’s The Field Trip...

Banding together

Macedon talent is rocking out in a band tour around the region. Freeza crews from Bendigo, Castlemaine and Kyneton have joined forces to bring the...

Space for youth to grow

Movie and game nights, cooking, sports programs and workplace training are a few of the things young people will be doing at the new...

Macedon Ranges youth has its say

Twelve young people from across the Macedon Ranges have helped create the council’s new youth strategy. The residents, aged 16 to 21, worked with council...

MY WYNDHAM: Natalie McCrae

My Wyndham: Natalie McCrae can be found either playing or coaching basketball on most nights of the week. The Hoppers Crossing teenager said her...

Youth to write Macedon Ranges council’s Youth Strategy

Gisborne’s 21-year-old Sebastian Antoine is one of 11 young people who will write Macedon Ranges council’s 2018-2028 Youth Strategy. The young people, all aged between...

Jobs tactic to fight crime

Victoria Police is throwing its support behind young people in the west as part of its campaign to steer them away from crime and...

Training program leaves no youth behind

Young people living in Broadmeadows who have been “left behind” will get more help accessing vocational training and employment as part of a new...

Anzac trip to France opens students’ eyes

Nine students from Kyneton’s Sacred Heart College say an exchange trip to France that included a visit to the Somme has changed the way...

Jackson warms up for Sound of Music

A Sunbury boy who wowed crowds with a central part in Les Miserables is preparing for his second major role. Jackson Rudge, 11, recently won...

Edith hopes to find her artwork on Google

A sketch by a Woodend teen with a keen interest in history could be coming to a computer, phone or tablet screen near you. Salesian...

No handbrake on job prospect

Mainstream education doesn’t suit all learners, especially those who prefer practical approaches over the theoretical. For the practical types, Concern Australia (CA), a group founded...

Sight of homeless inspire’s Sunbury cub to help

A family holiday to the United States not only opened Hamish Hunter’s eyes to the plight of people less fortunate – it inspired him...

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Wedding out gorse

Pipers Creek Landcare recently partnered with the Victorian Gorse Taskforce (VGT) and Macedon Ranges council, to present a demonstration day on the control of...

Jets tough weekend