Taskforce

Forum: improving outcomes for young people who are most at risk Invitation: for people working with, and for, young people who are most at risk. Thursday 28th May, 8.45 for 9.00–1.00 [Morning tea provided] Glenorchy Civic Centre Opening: Lisa Singh MP, Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection Keynote address: Professor Rob White, Professor of Environmental […]

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The Southern Tasmanian Youth Transitions Taskforce, Management Committee, meeting dates for 2009 will be the second Tuesday in the month. The meetings will be in the Board Room, Level 3, 85 Macquarie Street, at 9.30am: February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, […]

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Download the 2007/08 Southern Tasmanian Youth Transitions Taskforce Annual Report [PDF 584Kb]

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The second round of Innovative Grants were advertised earlier this year for programs to maximize the outcomes for Year 10 students who will have three additional weeks at school this year, and received a terrific level of response. While it was not possible to fund all of those that applied we are delighted with the […]

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The Southern Tasmanian Youth Transitions Taskforce has launched a film competition – ‘Lost in transition?’ — with substantial prizes. The Theme The film needs to be about transitions for young people moving, and think about moving from full time high school to further education, training and employment.   It will look at aspects of transition […]

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The Southern Area Taskforce, sponsored by the Southern Tasmania Councils Authority, is a group representing young people, business, community organizations, local and state government which has been established under the State Government’s Guaranteeing Futures initiative to assist in improving the transition of young people from school to work, training or further education. As part of […]

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Innovative projects to help address particular challenges for young people in maintaining their education are being sought in southern Tasmania. The Southern Area Task Force, set up under the auspices of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority as part of the State’s Guaranteeing Futures agenda, believes local community and education partnerships hold a key for ideas […]

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The first meeting of the Reference Group was held on Wednesday May 30. The meeting was chaired by Adriana Taylor, and over 30 people attended. The aim of the meeting was to provide an outline of the Southern Area Taskforce project and then to look at a range of issues which have been suggested as […]

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‘Improving Learning and Employment Futures’ Overview The Southern Area Taskforce is established to improve the opportunities for young people moving from full time schooling to further training, education, and on to employment. The Taskforce will look at transition barriers that now exist for young people across the region, then carefully and strategically analyse the issues […]

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The Reference Group is being established and it is expected that it will have around 45 members and will meet four times a year. The membership of the Reference Group will include [but is not be limited to] education providers at the pre and post compulsory level, young people, parents, employers, unions, employment agencies, youth […]

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