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The two persons we are seeking will join a team of passionate individuals who are committed to making Australia a more inclusive and supportive country for young people, and to building a stronger youth sector.
The Policy and Projects Officers are responsible for liaising with and supporting our stakeholders including AYAC members, young people and the broader community sector, and to developing and advocating on AYAC’s policy positions in relation to youth affairs in the federal jurisdiction.
One position will report to the Deputy Director (Young People) and the other position to the Deputy Director (Youth Sector), and will be part of a small team. Some inter and intra-state travel will be required for these roles.
Wednesday 25 February 2015
Youth peaks respond to McClure report
New welfare model raises concerns for young Australians
Australia’s peak bodies for young people and the sector that supports them – the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC), the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic), Youth Action NSW, Youth Coalition of the ACT, Youth Affairs Network Queensland (YANQ), Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT), Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) and the Youth Affairs Council of South Australia (YACSA) – have raised joint concerns about the Final Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform to the Minister for Social Service (the McClure Report).