We are very excited to announce that the 2018 Youth Parliament registrations are officially open. Click here to register for the 2018 conference.
The 2017 Tasmanian Youth Parliament, held from the 9th to the 15th of July, saw 50 young Tasmanians come together to debate and discuss issues that are important to them. Over the course of the week, a number of media outlets attended the conference and ran news stories on the participants and the work being … Continue reading 2017 Youth Parliament – in the media!
Caroline is this year’s Youth Parliament Convenor. Caroline is in her third year of Arts/Law, majoring in Politics. She is fond of the University of Tasmania and its cosy libraries, the entertaining student politics, and the overpriced (but delicious) sandwiches. Caroline’s idols include Annabel Crabb and Leslie Knope. She often spends hours of her time … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: CAROLINE DE PAOLI
Kathryn Ellis is the Deputy Convenor of Youth Parliament this year. She knows the answers to all the questions that leave Caroline bamboozled. Kathryn probably spends more of her time volunteering than she actually does being alive, leading most of us to desperately search for her elusive time-turner. Outside of slogging it out in the … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: KATHRYN ELLIS
Are you interested in lending a hand at Youth Parliament 2017? Applications close on July 3rd. To apply to be a day facilitator simply fill out the form here: https://goo.gl/forms/Mnoar7UiC3R417WG3
Vivian Imbriotis is a first year Medicine student and first-time Taskforce member who is passionate about providing young Tasmanians with opportunities to talk about the issues that matter to them and the tools to engage in rational and reasoned debate. After spending three years as a participant in the Youth Parliament program, Viv is very … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: VIV IMBRIOTIS
Elijah Eastley is our Recruitment Officer on Taskforce for 2017, and he has put in a whole lot of work to make sure Youth Parliament has its most important feature - participants! This year Elijah has focused on recruiting participants from all around Tasmania, making sure that the opportunity to attend YP is accessible to … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: ELI EASTLEY
Samantha Griffin is our Workshops Officer on Taskforce this year. This means she will be responsible for putting together a wonderful array of workshops for us, including the always entertaining and action-packed Crisis Workshop this year. She is also our resident tech-expert and graphic designer on Taskforce. The design you will have on your t-shirts … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: SAM GRIFFIN
Briar Walker is our Advocacy Officer on Taskforce for 2017. She will be organising some amazing guests to come and participate in our Speakers' Panels. She will also be running our Advocacy workshops during the week of Youth Parliament. This year Advocacy sessions will facilitate lots of fascinating and in depth conversations on areas including: … Continue reading MEET YOUR TASKFORCE: BRIAR WALKER
This Thursday 6th of April, Youth Parliament are hosting a speakers' panel to celebrate Youth Week! Theme: Youth in Leadership Who: The Youth Parliament team in conjunction with the Tasmanian Debating Union and the YMCA When: 6th April 5:30-7:30pm Where: UTAS Law Faculty, Lecture Theater 2 What: 6 young Tasmanian leaders in a panel discussion … Continue reading National Youth Week Event!