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Multicultural Youth Network

Formed to explore issues facing young, multicultural Victorians and provide advice to the Victorian Government.

The Multicultural Youth Network advises the Victorian Government on issues that affect young, multicultural Victorians.

Members include young people from a range of faiths, cultures, ages and locations. It was established in September 2007 and meets once a month.

It is supported by:

  • the Victorian Multicultural Commission Youth Commissioner as chairperson
  • the Minister for Multicultural Affairs
  • the Minister for Youth Affairs

As a group, they:

  • highlight key issues facing young Victorians
  • deliver presentations on diversity, faith and culture
  • develop youth-led projects
  • build their skills in responding to challenges faced by multicultural youth

Members have contributed to many initiatives, including:

  • youth-led projects on employment, mental health, sport and education
  • workshops with young people to discuss cultural diversity
  • workshops with young people to discuss the migration experience
  • participation in the UBUNTU Youth Stage as part of the Viva Victoria festival in 2012 to 2016

Annual reports

Research briefs

Please contact us to request a large print version of any of the above documents.

Reviewed 30 August 2019

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