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?

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.

When is Junior Parliament 2017?

Monday 9th October to Wednesday 11th October (second week of the school holidays). Junior Parliament 2017 is a three day, two night program that includes a day in Parliament House debating Youth Bills the Junior Parliamentarians have written.

How do I apply?

It's easy! Just fill in this form to apply. Applications close Sunday 17th September.

Previous programs

Check out our Facebook for photos and updates of the 2016 Junior Parliament. Read Youth Governor Appurva Raaj's opening speech at Parliament House.

Contact Us

For more information please contact the YMCA South Australia Youth Empowerment team on (08) 8200 2514.

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