Month: October 2020

An important message from our Chief Executive, Erin Faehrmann

23 October 2020

It seems too soon to be writing to you in our last newsletter of the year – 2020, with all its challenges and opportunities, has certainly flown by.  I hope that you and your loved ones have been keeping well over this time and, on behalf of all of us at Youth Opportunities, I want […]

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Supporter Spotlight: WRP Legal & Advisory

We would like to recognise an incredible supporter of ours, WRP Legal & Advisory, in our newsletter this term! WRP Legal & Advisory is a boutique law firm, with a focus on commercial, property and tax law, who have provided probono services to Youth Opportunities for several years – as well as sponsoring our Golf […]

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A Fond Farewell to Meredith Edwards

For anyone who has the privilege of meeting Woodville High School Principal Meredith Edwards, the words passionate and heart will always come to mind and, fortunately for all of us at Youth Opportunities, this is something she has brought in spades to her partnership with us over the years. Term three saw Meredith take part […]

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Mental Health Q&A

Last quarter we acknowledged two very important days and causes at Youth Opportunities: RUOK Day and World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, suicide remains the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15-44 years, and rates of young Australians dying by suicide continues to increase. We spoke with Training Services […]

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Reflections from our Chair

Dennis Laundy, Chair of Youth Opportunities’ board, was introduced to the organisation like so many of our great supporters, through our inspirational and passionate founder, Peter Marshman OAM. “My recollection is I met Peter Marshman as a result of our wives working together in the school tuck shop. Peter was always passionate about Youth Opportunities and […]

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