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BackTrack – Helping Youth at Risk
Mission: To help as many young people having a hard time as possible
Our programs and our team members have been recognised for their hard work and effectiveness. See the awards we’ve received…
Australia's leading canine visual artist - Wonksy - will be holding an exhibition at the BackTrack gallery on 17 June 2016 at 6pm. We look forward to promoting the work of the artist and invite you to join us that...read more
The University of New England's (UNE) latest blog includes several articles which relate to BackTrack: LINK Associate Professor Myfanwy Maple is an expert on suicide prevention and focuses on the aspects of increasing resilience within individuals and within the...read more
A group of AgLads boys recently conducted training with Armidale Rural Skills TAFE and obtained their certification in chainsaw operations. With winter just around the corner, we know these skills will be put to great use cutting and selling firewood. The Greater...read more
Armidale’s BackTrack youth organisation was named the Youth Service of the Year at the NSW Youth Work Awards in Sydney last night. Founder Bernie Shakeshaft received the prestigious award from NSW Minister for Disability, Ageing and Multiculturalism John Agaka at a...read more
FOUNDING & CURRENT SPONSORS
Community Mutual Group
Armidale Bowling Club
Armidale Dumaresq Council
Department of Education & Communities
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
Jobs Australia Enterprises
The Walter & Eliza Hall Trust
Rotary Club of Armidale
University New England
Dubbo South Rotary Club
By Year 9 Tyron was constantly suspended from school and in trouble with the law. In Year 10, everything turned around with a School Based Traineeship run by BackTrack. Tyron has completed his Cert II in Primary Industries and Metals Engineering and is the first in 3 generations to have a HSC. Tyron now has real employment prospects.
Young People Supported
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