What is Junior Parliament

Junior Parliament is a non-partisan program that gives young people an opportunity to learn about democracy, parliament, team building, 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 successful Youth Parliament program.

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

The Program is a three-day camp that includes mentoring, skill building and leadership opportunities. They share their big ideas, discuss the challenges facing South Australia and create solutions in the form of Youth Bills.



WHEN: 9 – 11 October 2023 (Monday – Wednesday)
WHERE: Nunyara Conference Centre
WHO CAN APPLY? South Australians residents aged 12 - 15 years old
COST: A participation fee of $250 per person which covers meals, accommodation and transport during the program
SPONSORSHIP: Participants can receive assistance to seek external sponsorship for participant fees (note that the participants are responsible for organising their sponsorship)

Applications close 17 September 2023.

Still have a question? Drop us a line at youth@ymcasa.org.au or give us a buzz on 0458 401 661.

APPLY HERE: https://form.jotform.com/232047795188871

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