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Young people across Victoria are invited to take part in a series of 12 youth forums that will help to shape future government decisions. 

Taking part in these forums is a great way for you to contribute to the agenda of the Victorian Youth Summit, which will be held on 31 March 2017, the opening day of National Youth Week.

With input from these youth forums, the Youth Summit will bring together young people from across Victoria to discuss matters of importance and ideas for action.

Participants in the Summit will also meet regional representatives to the Victorian Youth Congress, who will advise government and act on priority issues identified at the Summit.

Youth forum dates

The first youth forum was held in Swan Hill on 21 September 2016. The dates and locations of the remaining forums are in the table below:

ForumLocationWhenTo register

Morwell

Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS)
81 - 83 Buckley Street,
Morwell, 3840 Training Room (Upstairs)

4 - 6pm
Thursday, 3 November

Register here
Morwell Youth Forum flyer (550.93kB)
Morwell Youth Forum consent form (115.96kB)

Geelong

The Fort North Geelong
Crn Melbourne and St Georges Rd,
Norlane, 3214

5 - 7pm
Monday, 7 November

Register here
Geelong Youth Forum flyer (550.77kB)
Geelong Youth Forum consent form (79.2kB)

Dandenong

Council Offices
225 Lonsdale Street
Dandenong

5 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 8 November

Register here
Dandenong Youth Forum flyer (550.64kB)
Dandenong Youth Forum consent form (77.23kB)

Melbourne

Phoenix Youth Hub
Auditorium 72 Buckley St,
Footscray Vic 3011

5 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 10 November

Register here
Maribyrnong Youth Forum flyer (550.78kB)
Maribrynong Youth Forum consent form (79.5kB)

Bairnsdale

Meeting Room @ the Library
Service Street,
Bairnsdale Vic

5:30 - 8pm
Wednesday, 16 November

Register here
Bairnsdale Youth Forum flyer (550.9kB)
Bairnsdale Youth Forum consent form (77.17kB)

Ballarat

Housey House Pizza - The Forge Pizzeria
12 Armstrong St Nth,
Ballarat 3350

5 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 22 November

Register here
Ballarat Youth Forum flyer (550.65kB)
Ballarat Youth Forum consent form (77.28kB)

Bendigo

Activity Rooms 1&2 - Bendigo Library
259 Hargreaves Street,
Bendigo Victoria 3550

5 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, 23 November

Register here
Bendigo Youth Forum flyer (550.84kB)
Bendigo Youth Forum consent form (77.32kB)

Dunkeld

P2E Youth Empowerment Program

Private event
Thursday 24 - Friday 25 November

Private event

Wangaratta

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre
33-37 Ford Street,
Wangaratta Victoria 3676

4:30 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, 30 November

Register here
Wangaratta Youth Forum flyer (550.66kB)
Wangaratta Youth Forum consent form (77.35kB)

Shepparton

Casablanca Pizza and Pasta
125 High Street,
Shepparton

5:30 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 1 December

Register here
Shepparton Youth Forum flyer (550.64kB)
Shepparton Youth Forum consent form (77.29kB)

Port Fairy

Port Fairy Community Services Centre
16 Atkinson St, 
Port Fairy VIC 3284

11 - 2:30pm
Wednesday, 7 December

Register here
Port Fairy Youth Forum flyer (550.67kB)
Port Fairy Youth Forum consent form (77.32kB)

 

These forums will be run by the Victorian Government and the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic). The Youth Summit and the Youth Congress are two of the Victorian Government's Youth Policy flagship projects.