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Nominations for YACWA’s 2018/19 Board Members

Thank you for taking the time to vote for YACWA's 2018/19 board members. Please take a moment to read the profiles of each nominee prior to casting your vote. You can view the nominee profiles below. Please have your votes in by COB on the 7th of December 2018.

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HOLDING ON TO HOPE: RECOGNISE THE REAL IMPACT OF YOUTH WORK

YACWA in collaboration with Barking Wolf film company produced a short documentary exploring the youth work sector in WA. This documentary highlights the need for decision makers to Reform measurement of at-risk youth outcomes by valuing qualitative data. Thank you to LotteryWest for funding this project.

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Meet the 2018 WA Young Person of the Year!

Congratulations to Kamsani Bin Salleh, the 2018 Young Person of the Year. Kam 25-year-old artist using his art as a platform to educate the public about his Aboriginal heritage in a way that bears relevance to modern times.

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Exciting paid opportunity for young carers to lead a co-design project in WA!

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) is collaborating with Red Cross WA on a co-design project that explores the needs of young carers living in Western Australia to develop ideas and solutions to the challenges they face. We are looking for five creative young people with lived experience of being a young carer to join our core team as youth consultants.

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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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LGBTIQA+ All Ages Event!

The Youth Pride Network is hosting it's first event; an LGBTIQA+ all-ages gig night featuring local LGBTIQA+ musicians! If you are an LGBTIQA+ musician or performance artist under 25 we need you! All experience levels are encouraged to get in touch!

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Matt’s Drive for Change

He's the winner of the WA Young Person of the Year (2017) award, and he hasn't slowed down since! Matt Bill (WA Young Person of the Year 2017) has just returned from an epic one-month drive around Western Australia (visiting over 20 towns!) and collecting the stories of young people, giving them a voice and capturing footage to create a deadly documentary raising awareness and highlighting the wins, as well as the collective issues young people experience in regional WA.

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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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