Youth Week Tasmania 2022 is set to be an exciting week, with this year’s campaign and activities co-designed by young people, for young people. Tasmania’s largest celebration of young people kicks off today, with new and exciting events planned across the State.
Tasmania’s young people are calling for action to increase their safety and the safety of others using public transport in Tasmania according to the findings of the Tasmanian Youth Forum Report Transport published today.
The Youth Employment Alliance, an initiative of the Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT) will today launch the Youth Navigators Program. The program is a 12-month pilot to support 2020 Tasmanian school leavers to navigate work, education and training in a COVID changed world.
The Tasmanian Youth Sector Symposium ‘Connect: Explore: Inspire’ hosted by the Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT), brings together academics, key decision makers, practitioners and young people to explore opportunities to improve the way we deliver services to young Tasmanians aged 12-25 years now and into the future.
YNOT attended the Budget Community Group Lock-up before the release of the 2021-22 Liberal State Government Budget on Thursday, 26 August 2021. This Budget contains record investment by the Tasmanian Government to improve the health and wellbeing of Tasmania's children and young people and will support the successful implementation of the Tasmanian Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy Action Plan 2021-2025.
Over one hundred and fifty young Tasmanians aged 12-25 years will travel to Launceston today to voice their concerns, contribute ideas and identify solutions at the 2021 Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) Transport. Key findings from the event will be used to inform future policy directions for Tasmania.
Responsibility for children and youth affairs in Government has been assigned to newly appointed Minister for Children and Young People the Hon. Sarah Courtney MP. This appointment, announced by Premier Gutwein today, has been welcomed by the state's youth peak body, the Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT).
YNOT today welcomed the Labor Party's commitment to invest in young Tasmanians by supporting Youth Connectors, a pilot program to address youth unemployment, as well as reforming Career Education in schools, if elected to Government.
The impact of COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented challenges and uncertainty for young Tasmanians. CEO of YNOT Ms Tania Hunt said it was important that this disproportionate effect had been recognised in the Interim Report prepared for the State Government by the Premier's Economic and Social Advisory Council (PESRAC).
Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) is a national campaign that aims to raise awareness of youth homelessness amongst decision makers and the wider community. The campaign hosted by the National Coalition for Housing (NYCH) will take place online and in conversations around Australia on 15 April 2020.
The Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT) welcomes the Premiers announcement today to invest in the development of Tasmania’s first ever whole of government Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy. The Strategy will not only focus on the first 1000 days of life but will also address the needs of young Tasmanians up to 25 years of age.
Participants from Tasmania’s mental health services and the broader community sector came together to hear from experts in youth mental health and work together to collectively explore strategies and solutions that support the ongoing development of an innovative and integrated youth mental health system.
One hundred and seventy young Tasmanians aged 12-25 years will be travelling to Launceston today to voice their concerns, contribute ideas and create solutions at the 2019 Tasmanian Youth Forum (TYF) ‘Your Online Environment.’
TasCOSS and YNOT have called on the State Government to ensure essential safety related changes to graduated driver licensing requirements are accompanied by appropriate resourcing, support and assistance for Tasmanians already facing barriers to obtain a driver licence.
YNOT welcomes the release of the Tasmanian Governments Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023 today. It is pleasing to see that the Tasmanian Government has committed to improving outcomes for young Tasmanians who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
YNOT is today considering its future direction, following the absence of additional allocations in the State Budget, to repair the imbalance between the rising costs and the decrease of resources received.