In our eyes everyone is a winner, but there are a few special acknowledgements that need announcing!

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2018: YACWA’s State Budget Analysis and Recommendations 2018-19

This document provides an analysis of the key measures outlined in the 2018-19 State Budget as well as some recommendations for the Government to consider when evaluating future budget measures in order to create the best possible outcomes for young people in WA.


Exciting paid opportunity for young carers to lead a co-design project in WA!

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) is collaborating with Red Cross WA on a co-design project that explores the needs of young carers living in Western Australia to develop ideas and solutions to the challenges they face. We are looking for five creative young people with lived experience of being a young carer to join our core team as youth consultants.


Meet the 2018 WA Young Person of the Year!

Congratulations to Kamsani Bin Salleh, the 2018 Young Person of the Year. Kam 25-year-old artist using his art as a platform to educate the public about his Aboriginal heritage in a way that bears relevance to modern times.

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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