Youth Advisory Council Recruitment 2014
Youth Advisory Council Recruitment 2014 NOW OPEN
Applications are open for membership on the Youth Advisory Council until Monday 12 May 2014.
The Youth Advisory Council is a group of 15 dynamic and passionate young people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and life experiences, whose role is to consult with young people on issues of importance and to provide the Minister for Disability, Children and Young People, Ms Joy Burch, MLA, with direct and well informed advice on matters that relate to young people.
‘OUR VOICE, OUR IMPACT’ Youth InterACT Forum
The ACT Youth InterACT Forum was for young people aged 15 to 25, held on Friday 11 April 2014 at the ACT Legislative Assembly, 196 London Circuit, Canberra, from 8.45am to 3pm.
The Forum was part of National Youth Week and the theme this year is ‘OUR VOICE, OUR IMPACT’. The event focused on how young people can use their voices to create change both within their community and on a government level.
Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) provides young people aged between 12 and 25 years with an opportunity to take a leading role in participation and consultation activities on issues that affect their lives; raise awareness of the aspirations, needs and concerns of young people within government and the community; and facilitate interaction between young people, the ACT Government and the wider community.
Youth InterACT Scholarships
The Youth InterACT Scholarships provide funding of up to $500 for individual young people aged 12 to 25 who wish to attend an activity of a learning capacity, sporting, conferences, personal or career development through participation in various activities, events or courses.
Youth InterACT Grants
Applications for Youth InterACT Grants will open on the 12 May 2014.
The Youth InterACT Grants aim to provide young people aged 12 to 25 or organisations who work with young people with funding to organise projects, events, activities and programs that benefit other young people in the ACT.