March 15, 2013
Triple J TV recently broadcast a story featuring Aboriginal
singer Delson Stokes Junior, who teamed up with musicians from the
Panics and the Lazy Calm to create a song about the impacts of
inhalant use on young people. Delson, from the Kalgoorlie
area, wants to make a pop anthem that will reach the masses of
young people - both Indigenous and non-indigenous. Delson has
personal experience of the impacts of petrol sniffing, having had a
close childhood friend develop problems from petrol sniffing.
The video features interviews with Delson and goes behind the
scenes as they make the film clip and perform in communities around
Watch Petrol, Paint and Glue here
Posted in: Treatment Tools
October 7, 2011
The Jump Program is a national mentoring program for young people aged between 18 and 30 looking at developing a career in the arts. The program links up young people with mentors who work with them over a ten month period, from January 2012 to October 2012. This is a great opportunity for young people looking to develop their skills. Applications close October 28th, 2011.
Posted in: Resources for Young People
This initiative is funded by the Queensland Government.