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Dementia Australia has released two online resources developed with assistance from NSW FACS to improve support, care and knowledge of services available for people living with younger onset dementia. The resources will improve awareness around complex issues that follow a diagnosis for a young person, the impact it may have on their family

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R U OK? have developed a mobile app to encourage people to spend more time with their family and friends and 'Konnect.' The mobile app, Konnect, issues interactive challenges that will get users reaching out to the people in their world in new and creative ways.

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This resource sheet from Child Family Community Australia provides a brief overview of child protection legislation across state and territory jurisdictions in Australia. Child protection is an area of public law where authorities may intervene in family settings because of an allegation of harm or significant risk of harm to a child (Titterton, 2017).

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NSW Health's "Essential Youth Healthcare Skills Training Manual" (2nd Edition) outlines how to deliver a one-day workshop to a group of health professionals. The workshop aims to develop the skills of health professionals to engage, assess and respond to the health needs and risks of young people, and to reduce barriers to young people accessing health services.

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The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information, guidance, and resources to support palliative care and advance care planning for older people and their families. The service comprises a comprehensive website and a telephone advisory service.

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The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission is a new independent body that will regulate NDIS providers, and support the resolution of complaints about the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services. It will replace the various quality and safeguards arrangements that have been in place in states and territories.

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Families of people using ‘ice’ and other drugs are able to access support anytime of the day and night through a new Family Drug Support Online service. The service includes evidence-based content relating to both early and advanced support for families at different stages of intervention. 

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Youth Action is developing a number of practical resources to aid youth services in their work, to equip service providers with the knowledge and tools they may need in some of the more difficult areas. The fact sheet set "Young People and Legal Consent" include Background to Consent, Participation in Youth Services, Under-18s' Participation in Research,

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WESNET Safety Net Australia has released two new technology safety resources for women. "Tips for a secure email" offers suggestions on how you can make your email address as secure as possible. "Securing your Home Wi-Fi Nework" outlines steps to ensure your router is secure. WESTNET has also recently updated their handout on image-based abuse.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence’s study of employment services for mature age jobseekers produced online resources for jobseekers and the staff who assist them. The website brings together stories and animations illustrating the diverse experiences of mature age jobseekers; an infographic describing how the world of work has changed since the 1970s;