WA Youth Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 WA Youth Awards! If you know an outstanding young person, youth worker, youth org, or journalist, we want to know about them!

WA Youth Awards '18

Un-Fair-Ground Conference 2018

11-12 October. This year we are disrupting the conventions of traditional conference structure, making it one of our most exciting years yet!

Un-Fair-Ground Conference '18


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 opportunity to become MYAN WA Youth Consultants!

We are looking to employ a MYAN WA Training Coordinator to develop and deliver cultural competency and cultural intelligence training, and also up to six passionate youth consultants to co-design and co-deliver the two training packages!


Submission to Lower the Federal Voting Age 2018

As meaningful cultural, social and economic contributors to Australia, YACWA believes that young people aged 16 and 17 should be afforded the right to participate in Australian democracy.

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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