Topic: Youth

World Class Youth Mental Health Facility Opens In Parkville

Thousands of young Victorians will get the mental health support and treatment they need from the very best staff, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today opened the cutting-edge new youth mental health facility in Parkville, which will focus on prevention and early intervention and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth, Western Metropolitan Region

Helping Young Victorians Break The Cycle Of Crime

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting support for young people to keep them out of the justice system. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll visited The Youth Junction Incorporated in Sunshine to announce $1.4 million in Youth Crime Prevention Grants for seven organisations. The projects have a strong track record in delivering the services that […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Crime Prevention

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

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. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth, Ministers

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth

Helping Kids In Melbourne’s West Get To School

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the schools-myki project in Melbourne’s western suburbs, which offers free myki cards to students experiencing homelessness or family violence, to travel to and from school. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced additional funding of $175,000 for the project, which will now run through to the end […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

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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