The Youth Coalition undertakes a range of advocacy and representation work that aims to raise awareness of emerging issues to both government and the broader community. Advocacy and representation work takes place through sitting on forums, committees, advisory groups, steering groups and boards; as well as through meetings with MLAs, government department officials and other stakeholders. The Youth Coalition also advocates to progress the interests of young people through developing policy submissions and participating in policy activities. Advocacy and representation work is based upon the policy positions and commitments outlined in the Youth Coalition Policy Platform.
The Youth Coalition undertakes specific advocacy and representation on a range of specific areas, including: