Your Engagement Place

Welcome to Your Engagement Place (or YEP! for short)! This program is for young Tasmanians under 18 who want to discover ways to engage with CCYP and other organisations to have your voice heard on things that matter to you. Whether it involves completing surveys, participating in focus groups, or joining fun activities taking place around the state, this place is for YOU. For more details, you can check out the YEP! info sheet and poster on the 'Your Resources' page.

👇 You can register at any time below.

✨ Open to any Tasmanian under 18 ✨ Open to any Tasmanian under 18
Opportunities Showcase

Opportunities

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    Youth Speak Out

    Expiry Date : 07/06/2024

    Youth Speak Out is a creative competition open to students from Year 5 to Year 12. Young people can submit their art, multimedia, speech, letter, poem or whole class project expressing their views about reconciliation!

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    Youth Parliament

    Expiry Date : 15/04/2024

    The Tasmanian Youth Parliament program is an event for students in Grades 10 to 12 or of a similar age, held annually in Hobart.

    Please note, a fee is payable to participate in this opportunity however the organisers are accepting applications for full/partial financial assistance.

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    2024 Young Archies Awards

    Expiry Date : 02/08/2024

    Based on the famous Archibald Prize, the Young Archies Awards is a portrait competition open to all students in Tasmanian Government schools and colleges!

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    Tasmanian Youth Forum 2024

    Expiry Date : 17/05/2024

    The Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) is a statewide, youth-driven event for young people aged 12-25. Each year TYF provides a platform for young people to have their say about topics that are important to them, and the changes they want to see implemented.

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    QVMAG’s ArtStart 2024 Exhibition

    Expiry Date : 08/06/2024

    Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are invited to be part of the next ArtStart exhibition at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, based on this year’s NAIDOC theme: Keep the fire burning! Blak, loud and proud.

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    2024 What Matters? Tasmania Writing Competition

    Expiry Date : 17/05/2024

    What Matters? is a writing competition open to Australian school students in years 5 to 12. Students are asked to respond to the simple question ‘what matters?’ and are free to express their views on any matter they care about.

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    Bay of Fires Youth Art Prize 2024

    Expiry Date : 10/05/2024

    Entries are now open for the Bay of Fires Youth Art Prize! This years theme is “Ocean” and is open to children and young people aged 4-18 years.

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    National Framework for Respectful Relationships Education

    Monash University, in partnership with Deakin University and the University of Queensland, has been asked by the Government to develop a National Framework for Respectful Relationships Education. They want to know what young people think are the most important parts of respectful relationships education.

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    Youth Engagement Strategy Consultations

    The Australian Government is developing a new youth engagement strategy to improve how they work with young people. If you’re aged 12-25 and want to help them understand what matters to you as a young person, you can attend one of their consultations! Register to get notified when there is a consultation in Tasmania.

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    City of Launceston Youth Advisory Group

    The City of Launceston Youth Advisory Group is a program for young people living in Launceston aged 12-25 who are looking for mentorship and skill development across a range of fields.

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    Youth Action Kingborough

    Youth Action Kingborough (YAK) provides an opportunity for young people aged 13-25 living or studying in Kingborough to be involved in council activities and develop leadership skills.

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    MYT Youth Advisory Group

    The Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT) Youth Advisory Group (YAG) are calling for expressions of interest from young people aged 16-25 who are from refugee or migrant backgrounds and passionate about making positive change in their community!

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    Huon Valley Youth Working Group

    Bringing together young people from across the Huon Valley, the Youth Working Group work on various campaigns and projects to help young people thrive within the community.

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    Circular Head Youth Advisory Council

    YAC’s role is to represent and advocate for young people in Circular Head aged 18 to 25 and make sure their voices are heard!

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    Circular Head Youth Leaders (CHYL)

    The CHYL is a Youth Advisory Group looking for young people from years 7 to 12 that want to make a positive impact on the youth in Circular Head.

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    CREATE Foundation: Snap that Stigma

    Create Foundation wants to #SnapthatStigma and change the way people view children and young people with care experience.

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    CREATE Foundation Youth Advisory Groups

    Are you aged 10-25 with a care experience? Join one of CREATE’s Youth Advisory Groups to have your say on what works and what could be improved within the care system. To get involved, you can click the button below or call 0362237749 or email tasmania@create.org.au.

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    Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT)

    D’FAT exists to empower young people (aged 12-25) to have a say on issues that affect them and their communities, as well as develop projects and activities for young people. To get involved, you can contact Matt Hill (D’FAT Facilitator) on 0459 096 003 or at facilitator@dfat.com.au.

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