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Fundraising Collectible Art auction – 17 October 2014

The 2014 collectible art auction will be held on 17 October 2014 at the Gold Coast Mayoral Chambers from 6-9pm with new works donated by select Gallery One collectable and award winning Australian Artists....

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Arcadia Reaching Out (Part 2)

At the recent Homeless Connect Day on August 1st at the Albert Waterways Community Centre in Broadbeach, Arcadia facilitated a screen printing workshop. The Arcadia booth was buzzing with interest from the public on...

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Bullying; Identifying, Recognising, Addressing and Removing. The effects during and after.

As a person who is privileged to work with young people, I am fortunate to be able to simply watch and observe them and from this I learn every day. I facilitate a 14...

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No One Left Behind

I was overseas on holidays with my family when I found out our new state government was cutting spending in the areas of education, health and child safety. Because our organisation works with the...

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Arcadia Reaching Out

Earlier this week Arcadia set about screen printing 175 bright and bold t-shirts to be used for the Gold Coast Homeless Connect Day this year which will be held on the 1st of August...

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Essence of Living – Traineeship program

This year we started a very exciting partnership with the Essence of Living Yoga and Pilates in Mermaid Beach.   Michelle the owner and operator of this beautiful studio kindly offered to take two of...

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A Marathon Goal

On the 30 June 2012, Linda and I took 8 of our young people (clients of Youth Connections) to the Gold Coast Marathon. We began our weekly training sessions in advance so we could...

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Repeat Offenders – of the juvenile kind.

I struggle to understand why some young people consistently and habitually offend. Some show no fear, no acknowledgement of consequences, no respect and no recognition of wrongdoing. They offend whenever they get the chance....

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A Day at Arcadia …a mentors perspecitve

We had a culinary and cultural explosion this week at Arcadia as one of our students, Adriel, helped us explore Fiji, India and New Zealand, the three different cultures within his family tree.  The...

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A Day at Arcadia

I spent the day with our Arcadia students on Wednesday. I arrived in time to join the boys for breakfast before kicking off the first session at 9.00 am. The boys’ tutor, Jodie was...

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