We’ve launched the Local and Vocal campaign, to support young people to share their experiences and ideas directly with politicians. Want to get involved? Scroll down to find out how!
The big decisions politicians and the Federal Government are making right now will impact the way young people live, learn, and work. Decisions like what support to provide renters, or when to cut back JobKeeper or how to support students returning to school will all impact young people.
Through the Local and Vocal campaign FYA will support you to connect with other young people in your electorate and have a virtual meeting with your Member of Parliament . We’ll support you to talk with them about issues important to you and your community. We’re going to make it fun, empowering, and impactful.
If you’re keen to participate in the campaign, FYA will support you to:
Timing is everything, so we’re using the Federal Budget, announced October 2020, as the campaign’s end point. The Federal Budget often includes key changes and decisions – and is an opportunity for young people to capture the attention of MPs across the country. All of our activities, including the briefings before, meetings and follow up sessions will take place between mid June and August.
We encourage you to register your interest if: