Junior Parliament is an awesome way for 12 - 15 years olds to meet new friends, learn about parliament and politics, and develop leadership skills.

What is Junior Parliament?

YMCA SA Junior Parliament is an apolitical program that gives young people an opportunity to learn about democracy, parliament, public speaking and leadership in a fun and supportive environment. Junior Parliament is a program for young people aged 12 - 15 and is based on the succesful Youth Parliament program

Junior Parliament is run by young people for young people. It’s a chance to HAVE YOUR SAY on the issues you care about, meet some new friends & develop your leadership skills.


About the program...

Junior Parliament runs in the October School holidays. It's a three day/two night program that includes a day in Parliament House debating Youth Bills the Junior Parliamentarians have written.


When is Junior Parliament 2017?

Junior Parliament will run from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th October in the second week of the school holidays. Applications will open in August 2017.


Junior Parliament 2016. Three days, two nights, 26 Junior Parliamentarians and hundreds of powerful ideas and discussions.

Check out our Facebook for photos and updates of the 2016 Junior Parliament. 

Read Youth Governor Appurva Raaj's opening speech at Parliament House.


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