Youth Statement - Engage, Involve, Create
On Sunday 22 April 2012 the Minister for Youth Affairs, the Hon. Ryan Smith, launched the Victorian Government’s Youth Statement, Engage, Involve, Create.
Engage, Involve, Create outlines the Government’s vision for all Victorian young people.
The Government’s vision is that all young Victorians experience healthy, active and fulfilling lives and have the opportunity to:
- Be engaged in education and/or employment
- Be involved in their communities and decisions that affect them
- Create change, enterprise and culture
To achieve this, the government has identified three priority areas:
- Getting young people involved
- Services that meet the needs of young people
- Creating new ideas and partnerships
Engage, Involve, Create outlines the Government’s commitment to achieving better outcomes for young Victorians.
It provides clear direction across government in how they will support young people, and brings together young people, families, communities, the youth services sector, business and philanthropy so that they can all work towards common aims and priorities.
It aims to create more opportunities for new partnerships to be developed that will encourage innovative ideas and ways to deliver services.
The launch of Engage, Involve, Create is just the start of the conversation. The Government wants to continue to work with young people, the youth services sector, communities, business and philanthropy to achieve the best outcomes for young people.
The Government is committed to improving the lives of young people, but they cannot do this alone. Engage, Involve, Create represents a whole-of-government and whole-of-community approach to ensuring that all young Victorians have the same opportunities to participate in our communities.
A copy of Engage, Involve, Create is available for download.
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Supporting the Youth Statement
Here is an overview of how the Office for Youth's programs support the three aims of Engage, Involve, Create: