YMCA SA Youth Parliament is an apolitical program that empowers young people to be advocates for their community. It’s about personal development, youth leadership and connecting politicians and decision makers with youth voices and opinions. 

Every year, young leaders come together to learn about public speaking, parliamentary etiquette, bill development and youth advocacy. They share their big ideas, discuss the challenges facing South Australia and create solutions in the form of Youth Bills. They debate the Youth Bills in Parliament House which are then given to our politicians. That's real world impact.

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Our Taskforce (the wonderful volunteers who run Youth Parliament) have set up an awesome blog with tips, tricks & insights about Youth Parliament 2016. Check it out here.


Contact us

For more information please contact YMCA South Australia Youth Parliament Program Manager - Alana James
P 8200 2514   M 0447 047 422   E ypsa@sa.ymca.org.au   Facebook YMCA SA YouthParliament   Twitter @YMCAYPSA


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