Category: Minister for Youth

Working With Young People On Youth Employment

Youth employment is the key focus of today’s virtual roundtable as the Minister for Youth Ros Spence joins with young Victorians who are dealing with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Young people and industry experts along with Ms Spence and Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford will discuss how to keep young people in […]

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Young People At The Table To Discuss Mental Health

Minister for Youth Ros Spence will today meet with young Victorian leaders to talk about the unprecedented mental health challenges facing young people during the coranavirus pandemic. Young people, together with experts from Orygen, Beyond Blue, headspace and Switchboard will discuss the impacts of coronavirus and how we can work to improve mental health outcomes […]

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Latrobe Youth Space Development To Generate Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting young people across the Latrobe Valley and the Gippsland region with $4.3 million to design, develop and run the Latrobe Youth Space in Morwell. Minister for Youth Ros Spence today announced Kubale Constructions based in Warragul has been appointed as the head contractor to redevelop the Latrobe Youth Space, […]

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Grants For Youth Week Set To Boost Community Spirit

  Young people will be celebrated and recognised during Victorian Youth Week 2020, with more than 100 events and activities across the state, including in bushfire affected communities. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams has announced the 110 successful grant recipients for the Andrews Labor Government’s Youth Week 2020, worth almost $220,000. Fifty-nine events in rural and […]

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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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