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Plan Youth Consultations

AYAC is proud to have partnered with Plan International, the Australian Youth Research Centre (AYRC) and youth led organisations on a project to consult with young people.

The project aims to engage with a cross section of 400-500 young people from the four states of NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, aged  12-25 years, via consultations and an online survey, culminating in a research report.

The youth consultations will add the voice of young Australians on a local, national and international level, about what issues are important to them.

Project Update:

Plan Australia and its band of passionate young faciiltators are now in the proccess of conducting consultaions. A survey will be rolled out nationally following the consultation process, with an expectation to release the final report in August.

The report will detail the data gained from the voices and thoughts of diverse young people across Australia, so keep an eye out for this one!


Media Release

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).

Feb 25, 2015