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We are moving!

YACWA is moving offices, and will be closed 17/2 until 19/2. We thank you for your patience during this interrupted time!

View the 2022-2023 Annual Report

We're excited to share our 2022-2023 Annual Report!

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2024-2025 Pre Budget Submission is Live!

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia is pleased to share our Pre-Budget Submission for the 2024-25 State Budget. Please see the below Executive Summary and 20

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Youth Awards WA: Isabella Choate is WA Young Person of the Year 2023

Isabella Choate is announced at WA Young Person of the Year 2023 at the Youth Awards.

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YACWA Strategic Plan 2024-2029

View our newly released 2024-2029 Strategic Plan

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WA Youth Services Directory

Explore the WA Youth Services Directory, your new hub for youth services in Western Australia.

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YACWA STATEMENT: No justice in youth justice – rights of young people must be upheld

YACWA STATEMENT ON YOUTH JUSTICE CRISIS

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2022: YACWA Pre-Budget Submission 2023/24 Summary Document

YACWA is proud to announce the launch of our Pre-Budget Submission for the 2023-24 WA State Budget, titled A New Agenda for Young People in Western Australia.

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2023: Housing First for Youth Project Report

After working closely with the State Government and the youth sector to build collective understanding of Housing First for Youth (HF4Y) and emphasise the need to include it in WA’s youth service landscape over the last couple of years, YACWA identified that further work was needed to build understanding of HF4Y in WA and identify what is needed to facilitate the successful piloting and implementation of the approach in WA.

YACWA is a united, independent and active advocate for the non-government youth sector and young people.

Focusing on young people’s varied needs at local, State and Federal Government level, YACWA works to engender and enhance positive community attitudes towards young people. Our work is guided by the values of respect, equity, integrity and the celebration of diversity.

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