Projects

  • Catalyst Youth Summit

    The aim of the summit is to bring multicultural young people to discuss issues important to them, create solutions and to directly express their opinions to politicians and other decision makers.

  • Youth in Community services

    The Youth in Community Services project aims to discover what support the community services sector needs to better engage young people in the design, procurement, delivery and evaluation of community services.

  • WA Youth Awards 2016

    The WA Youth Awards were established in 1999 to recognise West Australians aged 12 to 25 years for their contributions to the community, as well as outstanding youth groups and organisations that serve and support the State’s young people.

  • Summit Report 2016

    This report shares the major findings from the Catalyst Youth Summit

  • Recent Submissions

    Keep up to date with YACWAs important submissions.

  • Hong Kong Youth Exchange

    Seven young Western Australians aged between 18 and 24 years have now been selected and have the opportunity to participate in an exchange program between Hong Kong and Western Australia in October 2016 and February 2017.

  • Federal Budget 2016 Review

    On Tuesday May 3 2016, the Federal Government announced its proposed budget. YACWA has conducted a thorough analysis of the available information, and extracted the key commitments and measures that we believe will have a direct impact on young people and the workforce supporting them in Western Australia.

  • Shout OUT

    Promoting young multicultural voices for change

  • Aboriginal Youth Services Investment Reforms

    YACWA is working to facilitate the not-for-profit and local government sectors involvement in the implementation of the Aboriginal Youth Services Investment Reforms and Investment Principles.

  • Pl!ng

    Pling WA is Australia’s first ever Statewide youth services directory in smartphone app form.

  • Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network

    MYANWA provides a forum for those who work with multicultural young people to network, share information and address sector issues.

  • Home Is Where My Heart Is

    Home Is Where My Heart Is is a peer mentorship and photographic exhibition that portrays the reality of youth homelessness in Western Australia.

  • The YEP Project

    The YEP Project aims to increase the WA youth sector’s capacity to support and educate young people on sexual health and relationship issues.

  • Music Feedback

    Music Feedback is an innovative anti-stigma campaign that uses music and popular culture to promote youth mental health, encourage help seeking and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues.

  • Roofs for Youths

    Roofs for Youth is an education programme designed to support young people with getting and keeping a tenancy in the private market.

  • Suicide Prevention

    YACWA has led a number of projects that demonstrate our commitment to youth mental health and suicide prevention.