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Thanks to the support from the Victorian Government Office for Youth, Beyond Blue and Headspace, JOY 94.9 broadcast from Princes Hill Secondary College, Carlton North, on 8 April 2011, to celebrate National Youth Week 2011.

The Broadcast focussed on the mental health wellbeing of same sex attracted young people, and included three hours of interviews with representatives of organisations combating bullying and homophobia, in order to raise awareness of depression and anxiety.

National Youth Week 2011 Logos



Interviews, available through the JOY Community Highlights Podcast page, were conducted with:

  • Laura Johns, NYW Young Member for Victoria
  • Daniel Witthaus, anti-homophobia campaigner
  • Donna Laubli, anti-bullying campaigner
  • Carmen Garrett, Headspace clinician
  • Roz Ward, Safe Schools Coalition
  • Jacob, Headspace Young Person spokesperson
  • Jackson Fairchild, FPV SSA Youth Counsellor and convenor of YAK
  • Will Field, anti-homophobia campaigner
  • Snr Constable Gabbi Tyacke, Victoria Police GLLO
  • Margaret Cannington, Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Co-President
  • two PHSC students who provide overviews of how PHSC combats bullying and homophobia, and encourage diversity


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