Major Events

Fairground Conference 2018

YACWA’s Fairground conference takes place every two years as an opportunity for the youth sector to network, share ideas and common experiences whilst focusing on statewide issues of importance to young people and the sector.

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Annual Sector Summit

On Wednesday October 4 2017, the Youth Educating Peers (YEP) Project and the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) is holding the first-ever WA youth sexual health sector summit. The 2017 YACWA/YEP 'Every Body, Every Mind' Summit: a WA Youth Sexual Health Sector Event will bring together young people, youth services and the sexual health sector to explore, share and increase understanding and capacity to support WA young people around their youth sexual health needs in an ever-increasing, complex environment.

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Hong Kong Youth Exchange

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 and February 2018.

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Catalyst Youth Summit

The Catalyst Youth Summit is an initiative organised by young people for young people. It is open to all young people from refugee or migrant backgrounds aged 18 to 25 living in Western Australia.

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WA Youth Awards 2017

The WA Youth Awards were established in 1999 to recognise young Western Australians aged 12 to 25 years for their achievements and contributions to the community. The Awards also reward outstanding youth groups and organisations that serve and support the state’s young people.

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12 Dec

YACWA Annual General Meeting 2017

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) would like to extend an open invitation to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017. AGMs are not just a time for good-governance - but also importantly a time for reflection and celebration, so come join in on the fun.

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