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New South Wales
6 April - Race to End Youth Homelessness
Are you ready to use your power for good? Calling all social change makers, social idealists and activists. Uncover your inner powers to help end youth homelessness in the City of Sydney. The Race to End Youth Homelessness is a team-based treasure hunt that replaces hard challenges with fun experiences and works to end discrimination against homeless youth. Hosted in Sydney's Botanical Gardens teams will work through five checkpoints and obstacles to reach the finish line. Get more information by .
Details: 6 April, Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney, 11am-2pm
10th April- Cooma Secondary School Breakfast
Cooma YMCA will be hosting a free breakfast for secondary school students at St. Patricks Secondary School to raise awareness for youth homelessness.
Details: 10 April, St. Patricks Secondary School, 8-9am
Contact: Cathy Guion
10th April 2013- Monaro High School Sausage Sizzle
Cooma YMCA will be hosting a school-wide sausage sizzle for high schoolers at Monaro High School to raise awareness for youth homelessness.
Details: 10 April, Monaro High School- Cooma, 12.30-1.30pm
Location: Monaro High School – Cooma
Contact: Cathy Guion
10 April - Ipswich Film Festival for Youth
It's the 2013 Ipswich Film Festival for Youth (IFFY)! This year's theme is "Finding Home" and the premier event and screening will be taking place at Studio 188 with VIP guests from the Queensland Film Industry. For more info,
Details: 10 April, Studio 188 (The Old Baptist Church), Ipswich from 10am-4pm
Contact: Kate Toohey,
Couch Surfing Race Darwin
Details: Darwin Entertainment Centre Mitchell St, Darwin, 12pm-3pm
Contact: Bree Steen or Gavin Coehn at Anglicare NT
Couch Surfing Race Katherine
Contact: Molly O'Shaughnessy @ Mission Australia on
Free Community BBQ
Details: Alice Springs Youth Hub, Alice Springs
Contact: Bryan Hains
Youth Hub Film Night
Showing the Oasis Film: Synopsis
Details: From 7.30pm on the Town Council Lawns
Food will be available from the St Vincent de Paul Meal van
Contact: Caitriona Ryan @ the Alice Springs Youth Hub on ()
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