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YMCA Youth & Government

YMCA Youth & Government (Y&G) is a suite of programs that nurtures the potential of young people to lead, learn and connect to their community and be advocates for causes they are passionate about.

Youth & Government programs are more than just “youth leadership programs” – by connecting to real life government and policy processes, they empower young people to engage with legislation and make a tangible difference to the issues affecting their communities and NSW. Apolitical in nature, all Youth & Government programs promote youth-led advocacy, active community leadership and legal and parliamentary education.

The Youth & Government suite of programs include:

  • YMCA NSW Youth Parliament
  • YMCA NSW Junior Parliament
  • YMCA NSW Parliament P.S.
  • YMCA Press Gallery
  • YMCA Think Thank
  • YMCA Community Advocacy Challenge
  • YMCA Youth & Government State Convention

The Youth & Government suite of programs is just one of the many ways that YMCA NSW contributes to developing young people in NSW.

For more information on any of the Youth & Government programs, please contact Shi-Shi Luo, Youth & Government Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.