This page has information about programs that get you involved and active in your community, that develop new skills and connect you with like-minded people. Have a look through the programs listed. There's something for everyone here.
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Advance is a fantastic one-year school-based program that encourages you to get actively involved in your local community.
Community Radio - SYN Media
Community radio is a great avenue for young people to express themselves and share their views.
Early Intervention and Support
Programs and initiatives to support and assist young people who are experiencing difficulties.
The Victorian Government wants every young person to have the opportunities and support they need to reach their potential.
Engage! provides local governments and community organisations with grants of up to $150,000.
Each year up to 400 supervised drug, alcohol and smoke-free FReeZA events are staged.
Supporting Multicultural Victoria
Providing a range of services for young people from diverse multicultural backgrounds.
Scholarships & Philanthropic Programs
People and companies called philanthropists donate to help young people pursue their dreams.
Get all the information on Schoolies with Youth Central, including places to visit, tips on staying safe and how to register for Schoolies in Victoria.
Scouts and Guides
Scouts and Girl Guides enable young people to participate in leadership, skill development and community activities.
Victorian Government Youth Policy
In 2016 young people were asked to help shape future government decisions by taking part in 12 youth forums.
Victorian Youth Congress
The Victorian Youth Congress will involve young Victorians who will shape change and connect with government.
Victorian Youth Week
Use the interactive map to view over 100 youth-focused activities and projects happening during Victorian Youth Week 2019.
Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge
The Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge is a competition for secondary students to create a story and to perform that story through dance.
YMCA Youth Parliament is an opportunity for young Victorians to stand up and be heard.