Calling all young Victorians who have something important to say!

The Victorians Government’s First Youth Summit is the perfect opportunity to present your questions and your views directly to the government. The Minister for  Youth Affairs, Jenny Mikakos, MP is inviting young Victorians aged between 12 and 25 to voice their ideas, be inspired by other young change makers and also help identify actions for change.

The Youth Summit is a great opportunity for young people to share important issues with the government and help shape future policies and programs for the youth.

Summit attendees will be able to:

• share views with their peers across Victoria
• hear from dynamic young leaders who are already impacting change
• participate in workshops on relevant issues such as education, employment, mental health and housing
• Identify new actions to help design policies, services and programs for youth in Victoria

Book your place now as registrations close 27th March 2017.

Where: Olympic Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground (enter through Gate 3)

When: 9.30 am – 5 pm, Friday 31 March 2017

In addition, there will be performances by young artists. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided.

Young people under 18 will need parental or guardian permission to attend.

To register a group of young people in your network, please log in at : https://vgys.eventbrite.com.au

Getting there: For information on getting to the Melbourne Cricket Ground https://www.mcg.org.au/mcc-reserve/getting-to-the-mcg

Travel assistance may be available for young people from rural Victoria or for young people with a disability.

For more information on the Youth Summit, transport assistance and any other issues, please contact the Office for Youth on 9096 1577.

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