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YACVic Rural Conferences

The Youth Affairs Council Victoria is excited to host two YACVic Rural Conferences in regional Victoria in June 2017. The conferences will bring together over 250 sector professionals and industry experts from across regional Victoria for two days of professional development and networking opportunities.

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YACVic Rural and CMY present Culturally Competent Youth Practice

YACVic Rural proudly presents the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) as part of our regional training initiativebringing quality training to the youth and community sector in regional areas.

The training modules are designed to be applicable across a broad range of sectors and for work with young people from any community. The modules draw on CMY’s 25+ years of experience working with young people from diverse migrant and refugee backgrounds. Participants will improve their confidence and capacity to provide a culturally inclusive and responsive service for young people.

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'Turning Ideas Into Action' Regional Youth Forums

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The Youth Affairs Council Victoria is thrilled to be partnering with the Victorian Government to deliver a series of 12 youth forums across the state. The forums, themed 'Turning Ideas into Action', are designed for young people to learn how to develop skills in community involvement and as a platform to discuss their ideas. 

*Click below for details of each forum and to register. Head along to a forum near you!*

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YACVic and Youthlaw training opportunities: failure to disclose and failure to protect

New criminal offences have been introduced to improve responses to child sexual abuse. What are they and how do they affect youth workers and the youth sector?

Youthlaw and YACVic have partnered to deliver interactive training sessions across the state that will cover:

  • ‘Failure to disclose’ offence (see below)
  • ‘Failure to protect’ offence (see below)
  • Mandatory reporting

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BLACKOUT Youth Gatherings

BLACKOUT is a series of FREE one-day youth gatherings hosted by the Koorie Youth Council (KYC) in partnership with the Local Aboriginal Networks (LANs).

BLACKOUT is an opportunity for Aboriginal young people in local communities to connect with each other in a positive space, discuss what issues matter to young people in the community, learn and practise culture, and have fun!

When: Thursday 20 April 9.30am – 4.00pm 

Where: Swan Hill Town Hall Performing Arts and Conference Centre, 53-57 McCallum St, Swan Hill

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YACVic has a number of partner agencies. For more information click on the logos below.

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