The Annual Yogie Awards (the YOGIES) recognise, celebrate, promote and reward outstanding practice in working with young people in the ACT and surrounding area. The YOGIES highlight the exceptional commitment, talent and innovation that exist in the youth sector.

The Youth Coalition is the peak youth affairs body in the ACT. As a membership based organisation, the Youth Coalition is responsible for representing and promoting the rights, interests and wellbeing of the estimated 78,000 young Canberrans aged 12-25 years and those who work with them.

A world for,
by and with
young people.

Submission to the ACT Budget 2020-2021

If a child or young person under the age of 16 is homeless in the ACT they are highly vulnerable and at risk of harm,…

The ACT Budget 2019-2020: What's in it for young people?

The ACT Budget includes a limited number of youth-focused initiatives, including funding towards increasing young people’s access to health and mental health services, particularly within…

We have received funding from the ACT Government to work with community organisations to begin addressing the gap in supports for children and young people under the age of 16 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Over the next 12 months, the Youth Coalition will support these organisations to commence service delivery with young people and their families; and design a longer-term integrated service model to meet their needs.

This research and project manager is an integral position that will support the community organisations involved in the project and lead the research and development for the ongoing service model.

During November and December, we are conducting a 2 min survey to assess the level of need in the community.

Let us keep you up to date on what’s happening in the sector.

Vision

A World For, By And With Young People.

The Youth Coalition is the peak youth affairs body in the ACT. As a membership based organisation, the Youth Coalition is responsible for representing and promoting the rights, interests and wellbeing of the estimated 78,000 young Canberrans aged 12-25 years and those who work with them.

Young People

We focus on young people in all that we do.

Change

Influence policy to improve outcomes for young people.

Develop

Strengthen the practice of the community to work more effectively with young people.

Investigate

Research to better understand issues experienced by young people.

Culture

Foster a culture of respect and have a strong focus on innovation and sustainability.

Representing the rights, interests and wellbeing of

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Young Canberrans

We need your voice!
We want to better understand the issues experienced by young people and work to improve the outcomes of young people.
Join the YAC

Youth Advisory Comittee

We need your help to prevent child and youth homelessness in the ACT

During November and December, we are conducting a 2 min survey to assess the level of need in the community.