LATEST NEWS & INFORMATION

Youth Against Racism & Injustice – Interview with Hon. Linda Burney MP

Youth Leaders aged 18-25 from 2Connect’s Youth Against Racism & Injustice project had a casual chat with Hon. Linda Burney MP (Australian Member of Parliament for Barton & now Minister for Indigenous Australians). This was shared again in Reconciliation Week 2022, even though it was originally held during NAIDOC Week 2020. 

Linda Burney is the first Aboriginal person in NSW Parliament and first Aboriginal woman to the Australian House of Representatives. As a proud Wiradjuri woman, she has been committed to Australian Indigenous issues for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples for over 30 years.

Published 27 May, 2022

Facts for Parents about Vaping (E-cigarettes)

Do you know what e-cigarettes are? Do you know how e-cigarettes and vaping can affect a person using them? As a parent or caregiver, it is always important to communicate with teenagers about substances that may be harmful for young people, such as cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Here are some facts that could be helpful for you to know as a parent or care giver of a teenager.

Published 6 May, 2022

Looking After You in 2022!

There is no denying that the last two years of the pandemic have had a massive impact on the lives of Australians. We’ve put together the Top 10 tips on how to manage stress during this challenging time.

Published 25th January, 2022

'Tips on Calling Out Disrespectful Behaviour'

In recognition of the 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence we are sharing a series of “Tips on Calling Out Disrespectful Behaviour”, produced by local young people who are Youth Peer Educators.

Published 17th December, 2021

Top 10 Tips to Get Yourself Job-Ready During Covid Times

Tips to help young people prepare themselves to be job-ready and what to do while looking for work

Published 23 September, 2021

What is Wear it Purple Day All About?

Info on Wear it Purple Day, this year’s theme, how to get involved and helpful LGBTIQA+ resources.

Published , 24th August 2021

How to Stay Healthy and Manage Stress During Lockdown

Tips on how to avoid boredom, increase motivation and improve your mental, physical and emotional health during a lockdown.

Published 26th July, 2021

Navigating Life’s Ups and Downs for Young People Identifying with LGBTIQA+ Identities

Tips to help young LGBTIQA+ people navigate the ups and downs of life.

Published 8th June, 2021

Parenting Tips:
How to Manage Conflict with Teenagers

Communication tips & Strategies to help parents and caregivers manage conflict at home.

Published , 20th April 2021

Parenting Tips: How to Talk with Your Teenager about Alcohol & Other Drugs

Useful ways for parents about how to communicate with teenagers about Alcohol & Other Drugs

Published 30th March, 2021

Looking After You in 2021

8 Practical, helpful ways to help you build resilience and look after you in 2021!

Published 18th February, 2021

6 Tips to Help your Teenager in their First Year of High School

6 Easy tips to help parents and caregivers support teenagers through their first year of high school

Published , 4th February 2021

 

How to Support your Teenager During the HSC

How parents can support teenagers during the challenging time of HSC final year exam period in NSW

Published 18th October, 2020

 

 

Handy Tips for Parenting Teenagers in Challenging Times

How parents can support teenagers during Covid-19 and other challenging times 

Published 15th October, 2020

8 Handy Tips for Being Back at School

How to get back into the swing of things at school after being in isolation and learning from home, and how to cope with any worries you may have.

Published 11th June, 2020

Building Hope & Resilience during Coronavirus

In this time of change, it’s important to have Hope and draw on our Resilience (our strength).

Published 11th May, 2020

Great Ideas to Keep Young People Connected & Entertained at Home

Staying home and physically distancing is the best way to keep yourself and others safe from Covid-19. Whether during lockdowns, isolation or at any time, here’s some activities to be entertained at home.

Published 29th April, 2020

Services Available for Young People, Families, Community Members During Covid-19

As a local non-profit organisation, focussed on supporting young people & community, we are continuing to operate, and have made changes to how we deliver services.

Published 21st April, 2020

We've Been Awarded 2019 NSW Youth Service of the Year!

We’ve taken out the award and are so thankful for all the support from our members, partners, clients & community…

Published 13th November, 2019

 

 

 

So, You’re Looking For A Job?

Get some advice straight from Australian Employers.

Published 2nd September, 2019

What Employers Are Looking for in a Young Person

Over 3,000 Australian employers were surveyed- Find out what they are looking for in a young person!

Published 28th August, 2019

Our top tips to avoid hopping behind the wheel this Easter

Public holidays are notoriously dangerous on our roads and alcohol is the major contributor to this. Here’s our top tips on reducing alcohol-related harms this long weekend…

Published 17th April, 2019

New Name, Same Us

St George Youth Services, a leading local not-for-profit, today announced the organisations’ rebrand to 2Connect Youth & Community.

Published 16th April, 2018

Winner, Winner!

2Connect Youth & Community awarded 2018 NSW Youth Service of the Year (Highly Commendable)!

Published 29th March, 2019