Thursday, 6 February 2014

2014 National Indigenous Youth Parliament

Contact: Wendy Harris, Australian Electoral Commission
p: (03) 6235 0516   e: wendy.harris@aec.gov.au   w: www.aec.gov.au/Indigenous

Date: Apply now          RSVP: Applications close 10 March 2014
Location: apply online now at aec.gov.au/Indigenous

Intended Audience: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students between 16-25 years old interested in learning more about democracy

Six young Aboriginal people will be selected to represent Tasmania at the National Indigenous Youth Parliament in Canberra from 28 May - 3 June 2014. 50 Indigenous participants from across Australia will learn about how government works; how laws are made; will experience public speaking; and how to deal with the media; be supported by mentors; and develop leadership skills - while building networks with other young Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders within Tasmania and on the mainland.

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