Koorie Youth Council Profile

Koorie Youth Council

young people at the Koorie Youth Summit

KYC Events & Partnerships Officer role 03.09.20

Always wanted to work behind the scenes at our annual Koorie Youth Summit? Join the KYC team! We are on the lookout for a deadly Events & Partnerships Officer! You’ll join our passionate team dedicated to amplifying the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. You’ll be: Passionate about creating culturally safe spaces for our community Excited about organising...


Morgan Rudd with her dog working from home

COVID-19: limits pushed and emotions tested by Morgan Rudd 12.08.20

Who would have thought that the year of 2020 would be such a whirlwind and devastating time for our mob. From bush fires to the COVID-19 pandemic with BLM marches, the usual racist remarks and comments we face as Aboriginal people, cultural loads jam packed and everything else in between, this year we have no doubt had our limits pushed...


Ardu with her family looking out to the sunset

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2020 10.08.20

Thank you Ardu for sharing your beautiful message! Ardu Cubillo, proud Wadjigan and Larrakia woman, is a Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) Community Services Trainee and shares her message on International Day of the World's Indigenous People. "Today I honour the collective survival of all Indigenous people worldwide and acknowledge our resilience, wisdom and strength, not just today, but...


Team photo on Zoom

Message from the KYC team 04.08.20

The KYC team send our love and messages during this challenging time, as we enter into further restrictions in Melbourne and across the state. Remember to check in with your loved ones and stay connected. Remember we are in this together. 🖤 Stay up to date on restrictions by visiting Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation's website. If you need...


Leyla Quartermaine and her godson

Thank you for empowering me every day to be better... 04.08.20

I recently bought Brigg’s new children’s book, Our Home, Our Heartbeat. In the beginning of the book there is a quote from Briggs that reads, ‘our job is to be good, so you can be great’. That’s really it isn’t it, it is our job to be good, so our children and future generations have the spaces to be great,...