This page provides links to other youth peak bodies around Australia, youth research and information agencies, and other ACT peak bodies.


Click here to view the Youth Coalition membership, which includes links to organisational members.


Youth Peak Bodies


Each Australian State and Territory (excluding the Northern Territory) has their own youth peak body that works to support young people and those who work with them. These include:




Australian Youth Affairs Coalition

National Youth Coalition for Housing




Youth Action




Youth Affairs Council of Victoria




Youth Affairs Network of Tasmania


South Australia


Youth Affairs Council of South Australia


Western Australia


Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia


Northern Territory


There is currently no peak body in the NT. The Northern Territory Youth Affairs Network, and the Northern Territory Council of Social Service provide some support.




Youth Affairs Network of Queensland


Research and Information


In addition to the research component provided by youth peak bodies across Australia, a number of organisations engage in youth-specific research and information activities. These include:


Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Australian Research Alliance on Children and Youth

Institute of Child Protection Studies

ORYGEN Youth Health (youth mental health)

Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education



ACT Peak Bodies


The ACT also has a number of other peak bodies that work to support specific target groups and sectors in the ACT. Some of these include:


ACT Council of Social Services

Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT

Mental Health Community Coalition ACT

National Disability Services ACT

Families ACT

ACT Shelter



In person:

46 Clianthus St O'Connor ACT 2602

My Mail:

PO Box 5232  Lyneham ACT 2602

Phone: (02) 6247 3540



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