The Youth Affairs Council of SA is a non-government, non-political body that represents the issues and interests of young people and the youth affairs field in South Australia. This website is a great resource to find out about current youth issues, youth publications, a South Australian youth directory and opportunities for youth participation.
Ph: 8226 3080
This is a valuable South Australian Government site packed with loads of information for young people. Includes a youth participation register, information on getting skilled, having your say and a 'Get info' section that is really handy with bits and pieces on topics like work and study, housing and relationships.
Formed in 2009 this youth run, youth facilitated and youth savvy website encourages young people to participate in state and Australian politics. With a vision to make sure that all young people in South Australia can reach their fullest potential, this lobby group is a great place for every young person who wants to know more, be informed and advocate.
UNYA aka United Nations Youth Association is a organisation which discuss all things rleating to the global position of youth and human rights. This is a great website for research (secondary school and university), to learn more about human rights and their impact on you as a youth, find ways to become involved, challenge your thinking and open your mind.
The UN Programme on Youth is the focal point on youth within the United Nations. It aims to build an awareness of the global situation of young people, as well as promote their rights and aspirations. The Programme also works towards greater participation of young people in decision-making as a means of achieving peace and development.
Since 2009, on August 12 the world celebrates - International Youth Day. Each year there is a different focus or theme. In 2010 the theme is "Dialouge and Mutal Understanding". The day aims to promote ways to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities.