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Message from the KYC team 04.08.20

Koorie Youth Council

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...

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Media Release: KYC calls on the Victorian Government to take... 28.07.20

Koorie Youth Council

Koorie Youth Council (KYC) call on the Victorian Government to proceed with raising the age of criminal responsibility after the Councils of Attorney-General decision to postpone. Raising the age from 10 to 14 years is crucial to protect and support children and is a matter of urgency. “It is incredibly disheartening that our leaders have yet again, not taken leadership...

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Raise the Age campaign

Raise the Age campaign 09.07.20

Koorie Youth Council

Join the call to #RaisetheAge of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years. The national Raise the Age alliance is calling for all state, territory and Commonwealth governments to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Australia to 14. Children and young people belong with their families, communities and culture. Sign the petition: www.raisetheage.org.au

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Online Treaty Yarning Circle 24.06.20

Koorie Youth Council

Join us for an online Treaty Yarning Circle with the young members of the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria. This yarning circle will be an opportunity to hear updates from the young members and ask questions, as a follow up from the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria’s Chamber meeting live stream. Wednesday 1 July, 4-6pm via Zoom   Featuring: Sissy Austin,...

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The 2020 Koorie Youth Summit goes ONLINE in May! 28.04.20

Koorie Youth Council

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing you a selection of the 2020 Koorie Youth Summit program ONLINE! Sadly we postponed this year’s Summit and as we’re unsure of when it will be, we’re inviting you to join us online to connect, heal, grow. During this uncertain time, connecting with each other is even more important as we draw strength...

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