Media

For all media enquiries, please contact:
For all media enquiries, please contact
Anna D'Addario
Storytelling & Communications Manager
Youth Action
M 0456 579 175
E [email protected] cc E [email protected]

Below you will find the latest coverage of Youth Action in the media.

Click here to access our media releases.

Youth Action is  committed to passing on diverse opportunities for the sector and young people to have their voices heard when we are contacted by the media.

If you are an individual youth worker, service or a young person who is interested in media opportunities please contact us. Youth Action can offer media, strengths based advocacy training in preparation for a media article or interview. If you are a service or youth worker who is supporting a young person for a media appearance we suggest a worker remain present throughout the process to provide more in-depth support.

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Youth Action Media


2022

May

  • The election special feature Youth Action produced together with The Sydney Morning Herald published in May. The voices of NSW young people were on the digital front page for two days running, and in print on the front page of Saturday’s paper with a two-page spread, May 6 & May 7, 2022.
  • You Can't Ask That, on experiences of juvenile detention episode premiered in May and included feedback and interviews from Youth Action members, May 2022. 

April

  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Youth Action Federal Election Consultation, April 2022.
  • Bearing the Brunt Report, Youth Unemployment Report

    Radio:
    Sydney (NSW Syndicated) - 2SM
    Newcastle (NSW) - 2HD
    Sydney (NSW Syndicated) - 2SM
    Newcastle (NSW) - 2HD
    Albury/Wodonga (NSW/Vic) - 2AY
    Bathurst (NSW) - 2BS
    Newcastle (NSW) - 2HD
    Cooma (NSW) - XLFM
    Newcastle (NSW) - New FM
    Triple J Hack
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  • National Tribune, Australian Youth Job Guarantee Needed to Repair Pandemic Devastation: New Report, The Australian Institute, 14 April 2022
  • SBS, Australia's jobless rate has remained steady at four per cent, but the figure 'doesn't tell the whole story', Tom Canetti, 14 April 2022

2021

November

  • Recent Q&A session with Dr Kerry Chant led by Anhaar Kareem a young person involved with the Wellbeing, Health and Youth Commission as well as with Youth Action's COVID Recovery Youth Engagement Toolkit Project, November 2021.

October

  • Laura, Youth Action's Participation Officer and a young person living in regional NSW, spoke to Jade, Straney and Damian Leith at Wave FM 96.5 for their COVID up Close special, October 2021 
  • Campaigners are aiming to land more young people into Australian company boards, (with Youth Action young person board member Lisa Lewis) Business Insider, October 2021.
  • Young people from both the WH&Y Commission and Youth Actions Health Literacy Advisory Council were featured again on NSW Health's TIkTok for Mental Health Month asking questions about mental health to a health professional.  

September

  • What choice do they have?: Western Sydney's young workers front up despite COVID fears, Sydney Morning Herald online in print in the weekend paper, News Review The Sydney Morning Herald September 11-12, 2021.
  • Young people from both the WH&Y Commission and Youth Actions Health Literacy Advisory Council were part of four videos on NSW Health's TIkTok asking COVID19 questions to a health professional, September 2021.
  • Young NSW residents turning to Buy Now, Pay Later in lockdown, Financial Review

July

April

  • The case for renting, Charlie Wilde - Tenants Union, 24 April, 2021
  • GUIR and Cultural Safety project, Lola Forester - Koori Radio National Hour, 7 April, 2021

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April

  • Young Unemployment and COVID-19, Shalalilah Medhora, Triple J Hack, 16 April 2020
  • Youth Unemployment after COVID-19, Ros Childs, ABC News, 15 April 2020
  • Youth Unemployment after COVID-19, Greg Barliss, ABC Radio PM Drive, 15 April 2020

March

  • Privatisation of TAFE and Young Voters in the US Election, ABC News, Weekend Breakfast, 14 March 2020


2019

December 

  • UK Election, Amnesty Bins at Festivals, Finland Prime Minister, Weekend Breakfast, ABC News, 14 December 2019

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September

  • Young people more likely to be lonely, The World Today, Eleanor Hall & Sarah Dingle, 11 September 2019
  • Welfare drug testing, intellectual freedoms and body image, Weekend Breakfast, ABC News 7 September 2019 

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December

  • What if your psychologist is wrong: your rights, Viceland, 7 December 2017

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  • Increase in youth voters changing QLD election, Radio National, 30 October 2017

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  • What's Up West? (Radio) - Radio2Moro, 27 July 2015
  • Auburn Giants use Australian rules football to overcome social barriers - Warren Thomson, Daily Telegraph, 20 July 2015
  • What's Up West? (Radio) - 2SM, 17 July 2015
  • What's Up West? (Radio) - ABC Radio AM, 16 July 2015
  • What's Up West? (Video) - Amna Karra-Hassan, ABC 24 News, 15 July 2015
  • Mornings with Linda Mottram: Disability, Public Mourning, QandA (Radio) - Linda Mottram, ABC Radio 702, 7 July 2015

 

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