Topic: Youth

Giving Young People A Voice In Melbourne’s North

A weekend forum in Northcote will provide a platform for young people in Melbourne’s north to have their say on matters that are important to them. Improving transport links, finding work and staying healthy will be on the agenda when the Northern Metropolitan Partnership’s youth forum kicks off at 9.30am on Saturday. Minister for Suburban […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Suburban Development, Northern Metropolitan Region

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 […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth

Free Pads And Tampons To Help Girls Thrive At School

In an Australian first, the Andrews Labor Government is rolling out pads and tampons in every state school, free of charge, to reduce the stigma of periods, make school more inclusive for girls and young women and save families money. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Women and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for 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