Schoolies Festival™ 2017 Encounter Youth, the not-for-profit charity, is in its 19th year of coordinating the state school leaver response, including Schoolies Festival™ with Principal Partner the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) at Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor. With the state’s youth unemployment rate at 13.7%, Encounter Youth is proud that it has helped launch the careers […]
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Encounter Youth’s school program recognised for empowering young Australians to socialise safely Encounter Youth’s school program, Party Safe Education™, today received a bronze award in the community-led category of the 2017 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). The ACVPAs recognise best practice in the prevention or reduction of violence and other types of crime […]
Media Release: 16 August 2017 Encounter Youth is extremely disappointed that as the largest provider of alcohol & other drug education in South Australian Schools it was not given an opportunity to consult with Steven Marshall before his announcement to fund Life Education with $1.2 million should his Liberal party win the next state election. Not […]
Schoolies Festival™ 2016 South Australian school leavers are making their final preparations before traveling to the Fleurieu Peninsula, with the last school exams taking place today. This November marks the 18th year that Encounter Youth has coordinated the Schoolies Festival™ with Principal Partner, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) and we urge school leavers to stay […]
Schoolies Festival™ 2015 The South Australia’s school leavers response leads the way in young people’s safety across Australia. Chief Executive Officer Nigel Knowles says, “Encounter Youth and our 650 volunteers are well prepared to coordinate the 17th annual Schoolies Festival™ with our Principal Partner, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) to support school leavers to celebrate […]