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This World Teachers Day, take the time to appreciate the educators in your life.

30 October, 2020

Learning to be a teacher is a tough gig. My whole university “career” I’ve been asked why I didn’t aspire to more because I’m “so smart”. The truth is, I sound smart because I’m good at explaining concepts; because of my education degree. The novel coronavirus pandemic has been tough on every industry in different […]


What’s in the Budget for youth mental health?

10 October, 2020

Content Warning: Mental Health & Suicide Mental Health was the third biggest issue raised by young people in the 2019 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations listening tour.  The pressures on our mental health system are well documented and are sadly too familiar to many Australians. Young people told us that mental health services […]

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  1. Voice Competition

    The UN Youth Voice brings together Australia's brightest speakers in years 7-10 to craft and… See details ›

  2. The Evatt Competition

    Welcome to Australia’s most prestigious high school Model UN competition. The Evatt Trophy… See details ›

  3. 26 Sep 20 - 27 Sep

    NSW Junior Leadership Weekend

    Junior Leadership Weekend is a two day and one night residential conference for students in Years… See details ›

  4. 10 Oct 20 - 11 Oct

    Tasman-Pacific Relations Summit

    UN Youth Aus are collaborating with UN Youth New Zealand to bring you ‘Tasman-Pacific Relations… See details ›

  5. 18 Oct 20

    Victoria: With Love, With Pride

    Explore LGBTQIA+ rights across the world in this day-long final 2020 VIC Summit for students in… See details ›

  6. 24 Oct 20

    Voice SA 2020

    How would you solve the problems of today’s world? In UN Youth's Voice, choose an issue that… See details ›

  7. 25 Oct 20

    Victoria: Regional Youth Forum

    Discuss the issues affecting young people in regional Victoria and develop collaborative solutions… See details ›

  8. 12 Nov 20

    SA: Corporate Social Responsibility Summit

    A one-day conference exploring corporate social responsibility through interactive workshops and… See details ›

  9. 28 Nov 20

    NSW: Corporate Social Responsibility

    This November, Young Leaders Summit in NSW will be focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and… See details ›

  10. 29 Nov 20

    TAS Negotiations Competition 2020

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  11. All Year

    Queensland Schools Ambassadors Program

    Schools Ambassadors Program is an initiative of UN Youth Queensland dedicated to three things:… See details ›

  12. All Year

    New South Wales Global Advocate Magazine

    The Global Advocate is the Official UN Youth NSW Magazine, being launched for the first time in… See details ›

  13. October 2020

    Western Australian Voice Competition

    Voice asks students to present pitches of their innovative solutions to real-world problems.… See details ›

  14. Ongoing

    Student Ambassadors Program SA

    The Student Ambassadors Program is a unique opportunity for students in Years 9-12 to develop key… See details ›

  15. Term 3 2020

    Victorian Wellbeings Program

    Wellbeings is a 12-week online program aimed at educating young people about mental health and… See details ›

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