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Become a Youth MP in 2021

The Y NSW Youth Parliament is an empowerment and advocacy program that provides a platform for young people to have their voices heard through legislative debate and decision making.

Aimed at young people in years 10, 11 and 12 or equivalent age throughout the state, the Y NSW Youth Parliament highlights the power of young people speaking on issues that are important to them.

Every participant’s potential to lead, learn and connect is nurtured through parliamentary education, community engagement, confidence building and teamwork. They develop their skills in creating social impact and positive change in a safe and supportive environment.

Since its beginning in 2002, approximately six pieces of the Y NSW Youth Parliament youth legislation have been passed into NSW Law, including the recent Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme.

Key Dates for 2021:

  • Applications open: Monday 8 February 2021
  • Applications close: Friday 26 March 2021 at 5pm
  • Acceptance emails: Tuesday 30 March 2021
  • Online Introduction to Youth Parliament commences: Monday 26 April 2021
  • Youth Parliament Residential Camp: Saturday 3 July – Saturday 10 July 2021

Apply for the 2021 Youth Parliament Program today

Become a Taskie in 2022

The Y NSW Youth Parliament is run by young people, for young people. 

The program is created, implemented and supported by a group of volunteers aged 18-24. The Taskforce (Taskies) are the lifeblood of Youth Parliament. 

By joining the Y NSW Youth Parliament as a Taskie you can make a difference to the lives of other young people throughout NSW while developing your skills and gaining experience in program development and facilitation. Leadership, welfare and parliamentary training are all provided.

The Taskforce is open to young people of all backgrounds, experiences and skills.

Express Interest in becoming a Taskie today

For more information contact our Youth Parliament Coordinator on


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