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2019 Youth Summit - The Future World of Work

The Victorian Government’s 2019 Youth Summit – The Future World of Work

Young people between 12 and 25 are invited to attend the Victorian Government’s third Youth Summit – The Future World of Work – on Friday 5 April 2019.

Rapid global, technological, social and environmental changes are transforming the way we work, where we work and the kind of work we do.

The Youth Summit will connect young people aged 12 to 25 with leaders in business, government and the community to discuss the changes that are occurring. We’ll examine the jobs of the future, the rise of the gig economy and how these changes affect how you access and experience employment.

We’ll also be seeking your views on how government, business and the community can help prepare young people for the future world of work.  

The Minister for Youth, Gabrielle Williams MP will open the summit, which will feature:

  • Keynote speaker Natalie James, Chair of the Victorian Government’s Inquiry into the Victorian on-demand workforce
  • Expert panels and workshops
  • Insights from young people who are working in new ways 
  • An expo showcasing information about industries, jobs and youth programs
  • Performances by emerging Victorian artists

The Youth Summit kicks off Victorian Youth Week, which celebrates the achievements and positive contributions young Victorians make in all walks of life.


When: Friday 5 April 2019, 9.30am to 3.30pm

Where: Victory Room, Marvel Stadium, 740 Bourke Street, Docklands, Melbourne

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.


You can register online as an individual or as a group. If you need help registering, email us at

Registrations close on Monday 1 April 2019.

Register now

Consent to attend

If you are under 18 you must provide written permission from a parent or guardian to attend.

Download our consent form or use one of your own.

Consent to share your image

If you want to be included in photographs or video of the Summit, you needs to fill out the Authorisation and privacy consent form and bring it with you to the Summit. If you under 18 your parent or guardian needs to sign it.


If you are a school or other organisation that supports young people, please encourage young people in your network to attend, or register a group.

When registering your group you will be required to confirm that consent has been received for young people under 18. You will need to bring the consent forms to the Summit.

Help us promote the Summit

Download a flyer to share, or display it in the common spaces of your organisation. 

Getting there

By train

The nearest train station is Southern Cross. Cross the Bourke Street Pedestrian Bridge and walk until you reach Gate 2. Turn left, walk to Gate 9 and follow the signs to the Victory Room.

By tram

The following trams stop at Marvel Stadium: 30, 35, 70, 75, 86 and City Circle trams. There is a tram stop on La Trobe Street (30, 35, 86) and one on Harbour Esplanade (35, 70, 75). Once you get off the tram walk to Gate 9, which is on the Harbour Esplanade side. Then follow the signs to the Victory Room.

By taxi

Direct the taxi driver to stop on the Harbour Esplanade side of the stadium. Go up the steps next to AFL House then turn right. Go to Gate 9 and follow the signs to the Victory Room.

By car

Enter the Marvel Stadium car park via Bourke Street Car Park Entry A (left ramp). Park to the left of the stadium and follow the signs to Gate 9. Take the lift to Level 1 and follow the signs to the Victory Room. The event parking rate is $15 per day and is subject to availability.

Travel assistance

Travel assistance may be available for young people from rural and regional Victoria or for young people with a disability. Contact the Office for Youth to discuss.

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