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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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Team photo on Zoom

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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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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Lillian

COVID-19, Complaints & Community By Lillian Arnold-Rendell 30.07.20

Koorie Youth Council

So here we go, COVID-19 lockdown take 2 for Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. Whoo-hoo. Deadly, aye? Honestly, I don’t know about you mob out there, but I’m struggling and things are hard. I know for many of us out there COVID-19 has put a hold on study plans, work and in general, the ability to live our lives, see our...

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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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