The Tasmanian Youth Housing and Homelessness Group (TYHHG) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Tasmanian Government consultation on the Under 16 Homelessness Policy Framework and Under 16 Practice Guidelines for Specialist Homelessness Services. TYHHG is a statewide membership group comprising of over 20 representatives from non-government organisations specialising in youth housing and homelessness services, co-chaired by Shelter Tasmania and YNOT.
YNOT congratulates the Tasmanian Government on the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy discussion paper, developed in consultation with Tasmanian children and young people, the Commissioner for Children and Young People and other key experts.
Youth Navigators: A proposal to help young Tasmanian school leavers navigate work, education and training in a COVID-changed world. This proposal was developed by the Youth Employment Alliance, a unique collaboration of experienced youth focused services led by YNOT, who recognise that urgent action is needed to support young people leaving school in 2020.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tasmanian State Government called for additional amendments or submissions for the 2020-21 Budget Process. YNOT has called for Youth Connectors to be employed in Tasmanian Government Employment Hubs to support young people to engage with relevant training and work.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tasmanian State Government called for additional amendments or submissions for the 2020-21 Budget Process. YNOT has called for the funding of a full-time Youth Policy Specialist to provide government with timely and quality policy advice that addresses the needs of young people now and into the future.
The Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT) welcomes the opportunity to provide a response to Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council on the key issues and challenges faced by young Tasmanians and the Tasmanian youth sector as a result of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
YNOT proposed one key ask for the Tasmanian Government 2020-21 Budget Community Consultation, Budget Priority Statement: the development of an inaugural Tasmanian Youth Strategy and associated Action Plans to ensure all young people can flourish and live their best life in Tasmania.
YNOT's submission to the Tasmanian Government Select Committee outlining the experiences of young Tasmanians in housing stress or homelessness and the relationship between housing, health and education.
YNOT applauds the Tasmanian Governments commitment to increasing youth engagement and participation of young people across Tasmania. YNOT and our member's feedback on the Youth Matter Resource, Department of Communities Tasmania.