Youth Parliament

Youth parliament


YMCA Youth Parliament Program

Mildura Rural City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from young people aged between 16 and 25 years of age, to be a part of the 2020 YMCA Youth Parliament Program Mildura Team.

YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament is a program designed to give young Victorians a chance to be heard at the highest levels of State Government, on a wide range of issues relevant to young people's lives.

A team of six participants will receive training in public speaking and leadership at residential camps, as they research issues that they’re passionate about.  From research they will develop a Bill, which they will then debate in Victorian Parliament over three days in July.

The program provides a great personal and professional development opportunity, and the bills which are handed to the relevant Ministers, provides the government with insight into what issues are important to young Victorians.  This opportunity is funded by Mildura Rural City Council and YMCA and is at no cost for successful applicants.

Further information or assistance with the application please contact the Youth Development Officer.

Completed Expressions of Interest must be submitted by no later than 5pm, Friday 21 February 2020.

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For more information call our Youth Services Team on (03) 5018 8100.