Youth Sector Grant Scheme

Introducing YACWA's brand new Youth Sector Grant Scheme, offering up to $10,000 in funding for projects supporting young people in WA.


Mental Health/AOD Consultations

Have your say on the future direction of mental health/AOD services in WA.


COVID-19 Resource Hub

Resources for young people, youth workers and decision makers to aid with COVID-19 recovery.



2020: A Framework for Young People’s Recovery from COVID-19 in Western Australia

This Recovery Framework, developed in August 2020, provides guidance for the State Government to address immediate wellbeing needs of young people, and to prevent long-term consequences from the outbreak of COVID-19 in Western Australia.


2021: Joint Submission from the National and State Youth Peaks to the Federal Inquiry into Job Security

Current laws, policies and strategic action from the Federal Government have been largely insufficient to address critical youth employment issues and create a more prosperous future for young people in Australia.


2020 Christmas Island ‘Youth Taking Charge’ Youth Summit Report

In November 2020, YACWA and MYAN WA travelled to Christmas Island to develop and deliver a two day youth summit for young people aged 12-25.

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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