Youth Network of Tasmania Submissions Submissions 2020 The Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (PESRAC) - Stage One Consultation 05 June 2020 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 Response on Raising the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility 28 February 2020 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a response to the Council of Attorneys-General Age of Criminal Responsibility Working Group on the review of Australia's minimum age of criminal responsibility. 2019 YNOT Budget Priority Statement 2020-21 06 December 2019 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. Submission to the House of Assembly Select Committee on Housing Affordability in Tasmania 26 July 2019 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 response to the Youth Matters Resource 22 February 2019 Feedback on the ‘Youth Matter – A Practical Guide to Increase Youth Engagement and Participation in Tasmania’ document on behalf of the Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT) and our members. Youth Matter – A Practical Guide to Increase Youth Engagement and Participation in Tasmania 22 February 2019 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. Criminal Code Amendment (Bullying) Bill 2019 31 January 2019 Comment in response to the Criminal Code Amendment (Bullying) Bill 2019 on behalf of YNOT and our members. 2018 Tasmanian Government Budget Submission 2019-2020 23 December 2018 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a budget priority submission to the State Government, seeking investment to address youth affairs critical to the health, wellbeing and future of young Tasmanians. Reform Agenda for Alcohol and Drug Services in Tasmania - Consultation Draft 02 November 2018 YNOT supports the eight reform directions outlined in the draft consultation document proposed by the Tasmanian Government Department of Health. The next generation of employment services: Discussion paper 10 August 2018 YNOT responds to the Australian Government discussion paper on 'The Next Generation of Employment Services'. Legislative Council Select Committee – Short Stay Accommodation in Tasmania 02 August 2018 YNOT responds on the impacts of short stay accommodation on young Tasmanians including housing affordability and additional barriers to enter the private housing market. Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) Bill 02 August 2018 YNOT supports the purpose of the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) Bill 2018 to lower the non compulsory voting age to 16 years. Mental Health Discussion Paper 27 March 2018 Comment in response to Labors’ discussion paper on mental health on behalf of YNOT and our members. Submission to the Australian Government Department of Education and Training on Training Product Reform 23 March 2018 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Australian Government Department of Education and Training on Training Product Reform. 2017 Budget Submission to Treasury for 2018-19 12 December 2017 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission on behalf of young people and the Tasmanian youth sector to the State Government’s community budget submission process for 2018-19. Review of AOD Services in Tasmania 17 May 2017 YNOT is primarily concerned the way in which alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues affect young people, and the way in which the support services could better serve at risk young people and the workers who engage in this space. Common Statement on Information Sharing: Strong Families Safe Kids 27 April 2017 YNOT has been an advocate for an approach to positive information sharing with government departments. Legislative Council Select Committee Tasmanian Child and Family Centres 22 March 2017 YNOT recognise the support structures that can be provided and continued for young parents and young families by Child and Family Centres. 2016 Budget Submission to Treasury for 2017-18 05 December 2016 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission on behalf of the Tasmanian youth sector to the State Government’s community budget submission process for 2017-18. Budget Submission to Treasury for 2016-17 02 December 2016 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission on behalf of the Tasmanian youth sector to the State Government’s community budget submission process for 2016-17. Submission to the Draft Transport Access Strategy 23 September 2016 Issue of transport disadvantage is an important one, and one that needs to be a focal point for the Tasmanian Government as it affects many of Tasmania’s young people. Response to Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan – Community Consultation Draft 26 February 2016 YNOT believes that the social determinants of health should form the foundational framework for the Healthy Tasmania Strategic Plan. 2015 YNOT Submission to the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute Issues Paper on Bullying 07 July 2015 YNOT welcomes this opportunity to provide a submission to the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (TLRI) in response to the issues discussed in the Bullying Issues Paper. Budget Submission to Treasury for 2015-16 02 February 2015 YNOT welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission on behalf of the Tasmanian youth sector to the State Government’s community budget submission process for 2015-16. Response to SASS Options Paper 27 January 2015 YNOT’s primary concern associated with the issue of children and young people displaying SAB and PSB is that there is no comprehensive framework which guides, and empowers, the actions of responsive services.