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!

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Media Release – Student Teacher Violence in South West

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) shares the concerns of many others in today's news reports of incidents of student-on-teacher violence in the South West.

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Trauma-Informed Practice Symposium

There is an urgent need for the sector to respond to the physical, psychological and emotional needs of children and youth who have experienced trauma. Research indicates that adopting a trauma-informed approach to service delivery supports healing and empowers our young people.

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Media Release with Youth Work WA – Appropriate Anti-Bullying Program Absent in Federal Budget

YACWA and Youth Work WA call on the Federal Government to implement a secular national anti-bullying program.

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Do you like speaking up about issues that are important to you? Are you passionate about making Western Australia a better place for LGBTIQA+ young people from all backgrounds? Are you aged 12-25 and identify as LGBTIQA+? We’re looking for a great group of LGBTIQA+ young people to make WA a better place to be out and proud.

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Hong Kong International Youth Exchange Program

The Western Australian Minister for Youth, Hon Peter Tinley MLA, the Department of Communities and the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) are offering twelve young Western Australians aged between 18 and 25 years the opportunity to participate in an exchange program between Hong Kong and Western Australia in October 2017.

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