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Raise the Age campaign

Raise the Age campaign 09.07.20

Koorie Youth Council

Join the call to #RaisetheAge of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years. The national Raise the Age alliance is calling for all state, territory and Commonwealth governments to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Australia to 14. Children and young people belong with their families, communities and culture. Sign the petition: www.raisetheage.org.au

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Leyla Quartermaine

Pressing pause this NAIDOC week 09.07.20

Koorie Youth Council

Although, NAIDOC has been postponed to later in the year, it’s still important to take time this week to celebrate who you are as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young person, for all your Blakness.  NAIDOC for me, has always been a time to press pause on other demands and be present. Usually it’s a week of seeing mob you haven’t seen in too...

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Online Treaty Yarning Circle 24.06.20

Koorie Youth Council

Join us for an online Treaty Yarning Circle with the young members of the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria. This yarning circle will be an opportunity to hear updates from the young members and ask questions, as a follow up from the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria’s Chamber meeting live stream. Wednesday 1 July, 4-6pm via Zoom   Featuring: Sissy Austin,...

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The 2020 Koorie Youth Summit goes ONLINE in May! 28.04.20

Koorie Youth Council

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing you a selection of the 2020 Koorie Youth Summit program ONLINE! Sadly we postponed this year’s Summit and as we’re unsure of when it will be, we’re inviting you to join us online to connect, heal, grow. During this uncertain time, connecting with each other is even more important as we draw strength...

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#KYCchallenge 07.04.20

Koorie Youth Council

The KYC team are giving ourselves one challenge to get us through this uncertain time. To focus our energy on what we can control and ways we can keep strong and healthy for ourselves and for our communities. Connecting to our communities, cultures and country keeps us strong and healthy in mind, body, spirit. What ways can we connect to...

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