Category: Minister for Youth

Latrobe Youth Space Celebrates Its First Year

A dedicated youth space in the Latrobe Valley has celebrated its first year of operation, uniting a group of local youth services to successfully deliver a range of programs, activities and services to keep youths happy and engaged. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams visited the future home of Latrobe Youth Space in Princes Drive Morwell […]

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Calling All Young People For Victorian Youth Week

The Andrews Labor Government wants fresh ideas from young people to shape Victorian Youth Week 2020. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams this week joined over 300 secondary school students at the Reach Foundation to open the grant round, with total funding of $220,000 up for grabs to support young people in planning and delivering activities […]

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Backing South Sudanese Youth To Be The Best They Can Be

More South Sudanese young people will be supported to access education and jobs in Melbourne’s west thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today visited the Wyndham Community Support Group, now to be known as Junubi Wyndham. The Community Support Group’s future has been secured for another year thanks to a […]

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Young Lawmakers Set To Take Over Victorian Parliament

Young people will speak out in Victoria’s parliament this week as 120 delegates from across the state debate the big issues affecting Victorians. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams officially opened the 33rd YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament this morning, marking the beginning of three sitting days. This year Youth Parliament will debate Bills to reduce youth […]

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Youth Summit Explores Future World Of Work

Victoria’s largest ever Youth Summit gets underway today at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne with more than 400 young people gathering to discuss the issues that matter most to them. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams will open the second annual Youth Summit and said the event provided an important platform for young people to have their […]

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Developing The Next Generation Of Victorian Journalists

Young people are encouraged to apply for the 2019 YMCA Youth Press Gallery to learn valuable reporting skills, publish and broadcast stories about Youth Parliament and meet experienced political journalists. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today launched the Youth Press Gallery media book 2018, which showcases the stellar efforts of last year’s 22 aspiring journalists. […]

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Developing The Next Generation Of Victorian Leaders

Young people aged 16 to 25 are encouraged to apply for the 2019 YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament to make their voices heard – and experience what it’s like to represent their peers in the Victorian Parliament. The Andrews Labor Government is investing $640,000 over the next four years to support the Youth Parliament and Press […]

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Mini-HEY Day To Showcase Youth Mental Health Projects

The 11 successful recipients of round 8 of the Healthy Equal Youth (HEY) small grants program gathered in Flagstaff Gardens today to showcase and discuss their planned projects to promote the health and well-being of LGBTIQ+ young Victorians. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams congratulated the recipients and introduced the screening of the film ‘Masked’, which […]

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Members Of 2019 Victorian Youth Congress Revealed

Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today inducted 19 motivated and talented young people from across Victoria into the Andrews Labor Government’s second Victorian Youth Congress. Victorian Youth Congress members will discuss issues affecting young Victorians with Labor Government Ministers, advising on areas of concern and shaping government policies, programs and services. The Youth Congress members […]

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Investing In Young Media Professionals

Young people aspiring for a career in the media industry will have more opportunities to develop skills and gain industry experience, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos today announced funding of $400,000 over four years for Student Youth Network Media’s Youth in Community Radio program, to begin in 2019. […]

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