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Meet Nathan. What a champion! 17 June 2019

Last week, on a chilly afternoon in Conder, this little hero walked through the doors of our Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre. Nathan, who saved up some of his pocket money because he wanted to give back to his local community, brought in three stocked bags of non-perishable items that he wanted to donate to […]

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Innovation in Housing Typology 13 June 2019

This week YWCA Canberra’s CEO, Frances Crimmins participated in the Property Council ACT’s event, “Innovation in Housing Typology”. The event focused on affordable housing in the ACT and new models to ensure all Canberrans have an appropriate, affordable and safe place to call home.

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Spring School Holiday Program at the Lanyon Youth Centre 29 August 2017

The Youth Engagement team will provide a free and exciting school holiday program during the September-October 2017 school holidays for young people aged 12-25 living in the Tuggeranong area.

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Youth Week and End of Term Celebration 12 July 2017

National Youth Week is an annual celebration for young people (aged 12–25) across Australia, and provides an opportunity for them to express ideas and views, and act on issues that affect their lives. This year, the YWCA Canberra Youth Engagement team decided to celebrate by giving young people an opportunity to showcase their pride in being […]

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Youth Week BBQ 19 April 2017

On the last day of term one, the Youth Engagement Team hosted a BBQ celebration at the Tuggeranong Park! At this event, community members had an opportunity to engage with the team and learn about the range of different services that are available, as well as participate in a range of fun activities. Over 50 young people […]

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International Women’s Day at Caroline Chisholm School 10 March 2017

International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to celebrate the progress women have made in society, and a time to reflect on the steps still needed to make a more gender equal world. This year’s theme is ‘Be Bold For Change – help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world’. For International […]

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Autumn School Holiday Program at the Lanyon Youth Centre 20 February 2017

The Youth Engagement team will provide a free and exciting school holiday program during the April 2017 school holidays for young people aged 12-25 living in the Tuggeranong area. The youth centre will be open from the 11 – 21 of April (excluding public holidays), and will offer a range of great activities. The youth centre […]

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The 2016 YWCA Canberra Clubhouse Impact Report is now available 13 February 2017

The YWCA Canberra Clubhouse is a free, out-of-school learning space that connects young people in Tuggeranong with access to the latest in technology, and the mentoring and support needed to grow their skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). In the 2016 YWCA Canberra Clubhouse report, you can meet our Clubhouse members, hear […]

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Summer School Holiday Program at the Lanyon Youth Centre 22 November 2016

The Youth Engagement team will provide a free and exciting school holiday program during the upcoming January 2017 school holidays for young people aged 12-25 living in the Tuggeranong area.

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School Holidays with YWCA Canberra Youth Engagement team 21 July 2016

During the July school holidays, the Youth Engagement team hosted an exciting program for young people aged 12-25 in the Tuggeranong region. In the first week, the youth centre was open, and offered a range of great activities, including movies and popcorn, pool competition, a trivia challenge, and a ‘cheap eats’ cooking day. The second week was full of action-packed […]

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