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Youth Community Services

There are a number of groups and programs providing counselling and resources to assist and support young people and children.


Provides links to various organisations providing scholarships and programs related to agriculture.

Rural Support Network Tasmania - contacts for families seeking assistance

The Rural Support Network Tasmania (RSNT) links the various organisations providing health, finance and farming information and assistance to rural and regional communities across the State.
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'Hope for Life' - the Salvation Army suicide prevention program

The Salvation Army Hope for Life' program highlights that suicide prevention is everybody's business. The program has a national HopeLine (1300 467 354 or 1300 HOPE LINE).


HEYWIRE is a chance for you to tell your story. Sure, you might not have mobile phone service, and yes we can't see your face under that big akubra and through the blowflies. But Heywire is about breaking the stereotypes, keeping it real and giving a voice to Rural and Regional youth.

Future Farmers Network

This network is a national not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to encourage and support young people as they pursue and continue careers in agriculture and its related fields.

Herefords Australia Youth Group

Provides contacts for the youth section of Herefords Australia.

Kids Help Line

Kids Help Line is a free and confidential, telephone counselling service for 5 to 25 year olds in Australia.

National Rural Health Students' Network

The National Rural Health Students' Network (NRHSN) represents 29 Rural Health Clubs with over 8,000 members located at universities throughout Australia. The NRHSN is a multidisciplinary network representing medical, nursing and allied health students aiming to increase the health workforce and health outcomes for rural and remote Australians.

Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW)

Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW) is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to Tasmanian rural communities. It also provides counselling services to the forestry industry.

Rural Youth Tasmania

Rural Youth is an organisation open to people between the ages of 15 and 30, providing its members with opportunities to travel interstate and overseas, to enter state and national competitions, including the Young Farmer of the Year, and to learn new skills and explore individual talents.


A youth depression awareness campaign. Includes a range of depression and anxiety resources available, including materials developed by beyondblue, fact sheets, a range of other depression and anxiety materials, CDs, e-cards, and related links.