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July 12 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artwork 2017

On Wednesday 5th of March Next Step launched the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artwork at Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. […]

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March 30 2017

Easy Guide to Getting Your Passport

Are you thinking of going overseas? Do you need another form of identification?  This is an easy guide to understand […]

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March 16 2017

Decorate Your Bedroom on a Budget

  You will spend 25 years of your life sleeping. I think then that it is a good investment to […]

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February 15 2017

Use Canva to make your resume stand out!

  Have you heard of Canva? It is a cool new website that helps you create really cool multimedia. They […]

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May 18 2016

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

Sharna is a kick-arse young lady from North Coast who works five days a week in early childhood education and […]

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February 8 2016

Part II: Matthew Bambrick (In His Own Words)

The following is an experience shared by Matthew Bambrick about his ongoing interaction and support with Next Step After Care. […]

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January 12 2016

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

Life is a roller coaster: you can either scream every time you hit a bump, or you can throw your […]

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November 10 2015

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

“Hello my name is Mereoni Foster and I’m 19yrs old. I was put into foster care at the age of […]

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November 4 2015

Transition to Independence Month (t2i)

Transition to Independence month is upon us! T2I provides information to people leaving care, with a focus on helping young people make […]

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September 21 2015

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

Murphy’s Law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” […]

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September 1 2015

BID 4 BETTER

Get out your best bidding arm for a charity auction with some high stakes. Fancy owning a Maroons State of […]

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August 19 2015

The Green Way

“I grow because it saves money and I get food fresh,” Sonia. “I love getting my hands dirty, and I […]

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August 10 2015

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

In six short months, Sonia has a place to call her own. Sonia had been in contact with Next Step […]

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July 29 2015

Seek-rets!

A job search is an instance where a job seeker actively contacts a potential employer to apply for a paid […]

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July 21 2015

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

Young people are experiencing a new form of disenfranchisement when they transition from out-of-home-care to independent living. The last five […]

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July 7 2015

“We hate to love, but we love to hate.”

Sarah Martin, along with her two older siblings, were in foster care from early childhood. From infancy to adolescence, Sarah […]

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June 30 2015

Next Step’s Tax Tips!

Tax time can be scary if you are claiming tax for the first time. But it’s worth doing – you […]

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June 24 2015

“Make sure you can afford the toilet paper.”

When I transitioned from care, I received some very sage advice from the adults in my life. “Lock all the […]

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June 23 2015

NEXT STEP SUCCESS!

You might be wondering, “What can Next Step After Care do for me? Is my problem too small? Is my […]

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June 16 2015

Join the crowd: Next Step hits 100

Queensland’s freshest out-of-care service has just reached a major milestone in its career. Let’s congratulate the success of Next Step […]

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June 4 2015

NEXT STEP LAUNCH

After years of hard work, and pressure from young people leaving care, Next Step After Care services has finally arrived. […]

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June 2 2015

Standing up for young people leaving care: Darcie’s story

Darcie has been a passionate advocate for the need for after care services for over eight years. My life now […]

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June 1 2015

Finding hope: Bec’s Story

Leaving foster care is equally as scary as entering foster care but I was lucky because I had a carer […]

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June 1 2015

Getting help when you leave care: Sharna’s Story

My name’s Sharna. I’m 20 years old and I live with my Grandma. I was lucky enough to live with […]

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