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The Australian Government is currently doing an evaluation of the Australian Youth Forum (AYF). The AYF is one of the key ways the Australian Government engages young people to participate in public discussions through online discussion boards and events, and the AYF wants to hear from you!
Recently AYAC heard from young people about the AYF to inform our own feedback to the final evaluation, and we are in the process of preparing our submission now.
The AYF's survey is still open, and we strongly encourage young people to have their say directly. You can complete the AYF survey here or it can also be found on the their website www.youth.gov.au/ayf
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).