Become an AYAC Advocate! Be part of the first ever AYAC advocacy training!
Have you been looking for ways to fight for the rights of young people? Keen to make sure that government decisions and the political process serves the interests of young people?
AYAC takes action to help sure young people say what they want, fight for their rights and represent their interests so they can get the support and services they need. We are recruiting 12 young people from around Australia to become AYAC Advocates, training them in advocacy and campaigning skills, and them let them loose on their networks and community to be an integral part of AYAC’s consultation, representation and lobbying work.
In October, AYAC is hosting the first ever AYAC Advocacy Training Program to train 12 young people as AYAC Advocates.
The AYAC Advocates will engage in:
To get all the info you need to apply go the Advocacy Training Program and Application Form page.
Back in April, AYAC's Natalie Lammas was asked to be featured in a video by a startup online magazine called 'Flying the Coop'. The video interview is centred around youth government assistance programmes and the fact that some of Australia’s youth are living below the poverty line due to our outdated welfare system.
Check out the full video here: http://flyingthecoop.net/2013/05/30/australias-neglected-youth/