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Shout Out applications are open!

Shout Out is a public speaking program for young people aged 17 – 25. Originally, the program was designed for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, but we are now excited to extend it to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. If you are passionate about sharing your stories and experiences, apply at the link below. Applications close 4pm, Friday 25th of June.

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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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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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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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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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INTRODUCING YOUTH PRIDE NETWORK!

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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