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Now Hiring: Communications Officer – Applications extended! 27.06.22

Koorie Youth Council

We’re hiring! We’re on the lookout for a deadly Communications Officer to join our team! You’ll be passionate about connecting with and creating community both online and offline (especially social media!), have an eye for design, love to write and be driven by social justice and youth participation. If this sounds like you - we’d love to hear from you!...

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National Sorry Day – My Reflections by Bonnie Dukakis 26.05.22

Koorie Youth Council

This day is an opportunity to reflect, to take time out and remember all the children and young people, their families, mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles, siblings impacted by the removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people from their family, country and culture. We saw in 2008, the government of the day address the nation...

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Introducing our new Policy and Advocacy Officer, Zach Smith 15.03.22

Koorie Youth Council

I’m a proud Gunai man who grew up on Latji Latji Country (Irymple) and am currently living and working on Wurundjeri Country in Naarm (Melbourne). I moved to the city in 2017, and since then I’ve had the opportunity to study at the University of Melbourne, whilst also having the opportunity to work within the public sector at Department of...

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Self-determination of the Marram Nganyin Youth Mentoring Program  03.03.22

Koorie Youth Council

Koorie Youth Council (KYC) acknowledges the Office for Youth within the Department of Fairness, Families and Housing (DFFH) for funding KYC to oversee the Marram Nganyin Youth Mentoring Program. Marram Nganyin is a youth mentoring program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged 12-25 years old and for the last 5 years has been overseen in partnership with...

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Join our Executive! 18.01.22

Koorie Youth Council

We're on the lookout for SIX deadly young people to join our Executive! Our Executive is made up of 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people from across Victoria. Our Exec come with diverse experiences and passions, and are based all over Victoria, including regional areas and Melbourne. They come together throughout the year to share, discuss and learn...

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