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Young Queenslanders called on to shape state’s future

Young Queenslanders aged 16-25 years old who are interested in being a voice for youth and shaping Queensland’s future can apply now to be a member of the Queensland Youth Engagement Panel (QYEP). So far panel members have developed initiatives like Queensland Youth Week, health campaigns for young people, cyberbullying initiatives and the Queensland government’s Youth Engagement Charter. Three vacancies are available on the panel, with applications closing Thursday, 12th March. Applications are encouraged from individuals identifying as: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse, LGBTIQ, living with disability, those with a care experience, rural and remote residents, and those with experience of the youth justice system. Applications must include a video of less than 2 minutes describing the contribution the applicant wishes to make to the panel, the networks they aim to use to gather input, and a key issue they are passionate about, as well as details of 2 non-family referees.

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Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

Read More

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The outrage and concerns for community safety expressed by many Queenslanders following recent tragic events involving young people committing unlawful…

Read More

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Across the sector we recognise that real solutions to complex social issues require a collective and collaborative response. We also…

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