Nominations open for Horsham and Mackay 2023 Young Mayors program

Open for nominations: new program to empower young people in rural and regional areas to be decision makers in their local communities.

Youth organising as a strategy for social change

"Young people aren't satisfied with incremental change. They'll put themselves on the front line for the betterment of their whole community.” Mónica Córdova

Young people to elect their own Council in Horsham through new program

A new partnership between Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), will back young people in the region to take on a more active role in local democracy and decision making.

Passing the gavel to young people

Young people are often locked out of power and not able to make key decisions about their own lives, particularly before they turn 18. But give them your trust and they will show you their wisdom.

New program to build young people’s power in local government

A new partnership between Mackay Regional Council and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is bringing a pilot program to the region that will revolutionise how young people are included in local government.

‘Ignored and left out’ – Young people respond to 2021 Federal Budget

Youth-led organisations Tomorrow Movement, Common Ground, Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), Think Forward, Run For It, and the National Union for Students (NUS), say the Australian Government’s 2021 Budget has failed to address young people’s key concerns and needs.

Nominations open for Horsham and Mackay 2023 Young Mayors program

Open for nominations: new program to empower young people in rural and regional areas to be decision makers in their local communities.

Young people to elect their own Council in Horsham through new program

A new partnership between Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), will back young people in the region to take on a more active role in local democracy and decision making.

New program to build young people’s power in local government

A new partnership between Mackay Regional Council and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is bringing a pilot program to the region that will revolutionise how young people are included in local government.

Youth organising as a strategy for social change

"Young people aren't satisfied with incremental change. They'll put themselves on the front line for the betterment of their whole community.” Mónica Córdova

Passing the gavel to young people

Young people are often locked out of power and not able to make key decisions about their own lives, particularly before they turn 18. But give them your trust and they will show you their wisdom.

‘Ignored and left out’ – Young people respond to 2021 Federal Budget

Youth-led organisations Tomorrow Movement, Common Ground, Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), Think Forward, Run For It, and the National Union for Students (NUS), say the Australian Government’s 2021 Budget has failed to address young people’s key concerns and needs.