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young people at the Koorie Youth Summit

KYC Events & Partnerships Officer role 03.09.20

Koorie Youth Council

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...

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Morgan Rudd with her dog working from home

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

Koorie Youth Council

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...

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Ardu with her family looking out to the sunset

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2020 10.08.20

Koorie Youth Council

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...

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Leyla Quartermaine and her godson

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

Koorie Youth Council

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,...

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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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