I am a young person
I am a young person and I would like to have my say
The Victorian Government is developing a new state-wide youth strategy to make our state the best place to be for young people.
We are committed to creating a Victoria where all young people are healthy and safe, and empowered to contribute to the issues that affect them. We want every single young person to have equitable access to opportunities and support to participate fully in the social, economic and civic life of our state.
A new youth strategy for Victoria will give young people, organisations and the broader community opportunities to direct Government’s work in the youth space now and into the future.
We want to engage with young people and communities right across Victoria to build a strategy that will create real, meaningful change.
Think broadly about what matters most to you and to all young Victorians. Your feedback will play an important and influential role in the development of the strategy.
Throughout our state-wide consultation we heard from over 1,800 Victorians and organisations though online forums, written submissions, an online survey and social media activities.
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19 December, 2020
“I would connect with the youth and see if they are troubled in any way and how I can support them”
17 December, 2020
Super smart says:
“To make sure a certain age of students (like 10-16) take a mental health test or do a talking session to see where their mental health is at”
17 December, 2020
“Better minimum wage and work protections. Streamline Centrelink and more Centrelink payments so people are not in poverty”
17 December, 2020
Samara kellie says:
“To create more safe independent living for young people”
17 December, 2020
Little Jase says:
“Give opportunities to homeless people to get them back on their feet and free rehabilitation for people struggling with drug/alcohol”
17 December, 2020
“Add water distilleries &electrolysis machines to petrol stops. Use all rejected foods from Australia & put them in the 'Reject shop' stores”
17 December, 2020
“install as many renewable resources as possible. Hydrogen generators and engines for trains, taxis and trucks. ”
17 December, 2020
“make supermarkets sell bulk food items like in organic shops to save on plastic ( All schools teach sign language”
14 December, 2020
Ada S says:
“IMPROVE THE MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM!!! One of my closest friends is suicidal. She has told me the the support she has received has done nothing”
14 December, 2020
“Establish a youth mental health funding program and conduct a roll- out of mental health community hubs within Victoria to support wellbeing”
12 December, 2020
“I would train all school employees with school inclusive educ. skills & resources to employ staff for a learning & Mental health hub.”
11 December, 2020
Gabriel M Waldron says:
“Re-Issue the $200 Regional Travel Grant, or just issue it to everyone?? want to see extended family members via public transport... in 2021”
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