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Fun in Sturt Park for NSW Youth Week

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

(Front, from left) Mission Australia’s Cameron Leiper, YMCA’s Dionne Devlin, City Council’s Anne Andrews and (back) Mission Australia’s Teresa Marks, Ali Lloyd and Karen Reinhardt. PICTURE: Emily McInerney (Front, from left) Mission Australia’s Cameron Leiper, YMCA’s Dionne Devlin, City Council’s Anne Andrews and (back) Mission Australia’s Teresa Marks, Ali Lloyd and Karen Reinhardt. PICTURE: Emily McInerney

Mission Australia and local services will host a fun day in Sturt Park tomorrow for NSW Youth Week and Youth Homelessness Matters Day.

Services joining in include Uniting, Headspace, Life Without Barriers, Joblink Plus, Warra-Warra Legal Service, Far West Community Legal Service, Broken Hill Staying Home Leaving Violence, Compass Housing, Catholic Care and Maari Ma.

Between 11am and 3pm, families with children of all ages are welcome to attend and enjoy a free barbecue, live music and activities such as laser tag and craft.

There will also be free transport to and from the event provided by the PCYC. 

Pick ups will start at 10.30am at the Regional Aquatic Centre, Patton Street (at the gates of the park), PCYC and 123 Hub. A return trip will leave the park at 3pm.  

The event is sponsored by McLeod’s Traditional Bakeries and Coles, and supported by Broken Hill City Council.

Mission Australia Program Manager, Gina Dellar said the annual event highlights the range of services and support available to young people.

Mission Australia’s annual Youth Survey has been released and the charity is inviting Broken Hill’s young people aged 15-19 to have a say.     

To take part in the survey, visit www.missionaustralia.com.au/youthsurvey

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