Research conducted by University of New England

Research conducted by University of New England

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...

BackTrack named State Youth Service of the Year

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...
Tracking Forward

Tracking Forward

“Tracking Forward” – Dinner and presentation evening held at Armidale City Bowling Club on 25th September ’15 following the 2 months that Bernie Shakeshaft has been examining youth programs and alternative funding models in United States,...
Jets visit to Armidale

Jets visit to Armidale

“When the Newcastle Jets A-League Football  team came to Armidale last month, they organised a special meeting with a local organisation that helps young people The Jets were told about the work of BackTrack by one of their supporters, The Greater Building...
Dawson Cuts in for AgLads

Dawson Cuts in for AgLads

    TEACHING young local men how to safely use a chainsaw will be all in a day’s work for Paul Dawson. Mr Dawson was welcomed to the role of BackTrack’s AgLads co-ordinator by Greater Building Society Armidale branch manager Wendy Ng on Thursday. The Greater is...