Rockhampton Booyah covers from Yeppoon to Rockhampton to Gracemere to Mount Morgan and everywhere in between and will look to give an opportunity to any youth who wants to change and be the best they can be.
Below is some feedback from participants and key and local stakeholders.
“CQ Health staff present a modified P.A.R.T.Y program for the Booyah class. Emergency Department and Intensive Care staff discuss risk related trauma, and the long term consequences, using real life scenarios”. Jo REOCH, PARTY Program Coodinator.
“I am humbled by the transformation of the young people who participate in the Booyah Prgram. The post program support we receive when we place them into jobs, study and case management is second to none. The staff are there for advice and counsel when needed. Well done Booyah! You’ve changed many lives, mine included. So Thank you!” Sandra Truscott, Youth and Community Engagement Coordinator, Headspace Rockhampton
“Project Booyah has opened up many doors for a number of young people from Yeppoon High. The students have had an excellent opportunity to work with the police and other community leaders who have believed in their strengths. As a result, the youth have engaged very well with all aspects of project booyah, allowing them to build their confidence, resilience and self belief”. Ruth Miller, Principal at Yeppoon High believes strongly that “every young person can succeed if given the appropriate guidance and support, and Project Booyah delivers on this in every way possible!” Ruth MILLER Principal, Yeppoon High School.
“At-risk youth are really kicking goals in Rockhampton through Project Booyah. Everyone is working together across government, education providers and youth service agencies to support our kids and these partnerships are changing lives”. Mark BURGESS, Inspector Qld Police.
Kim Harrington, AVC, CQUniversity, says – “CQU is proud to have partnered with QPS Booyah Rockhampton region programs since early 2016, with the first cohort of students commencing in February 2016, the Rockhampton based Booyah program team have gone from strength to strength providing life skills, formal training, integration with community groups, return to school and employment opportunities”.
If you would like to refer a young person to the program in Rockhamption and surrounding areas, or want any more information at a local level, please click on the “REFER NOW” link on this website, and one of our Project Booyah co-ordinators will contact you. Thank you.