Youth Development 10 Elements

We have launched our 10 Elements of Youth Development!

As the peak body for young people and youth services, we’re always asked what works with young people. We know that the work youth services and workers across NSW carry out every day improves outcomes for young people and draws on years of research and evolving practice. Best practice youth development means the work of youth services is consistently based on evidence of young people's needs and how they develop.

Check out the tools we've put together to help services demonstrate the valuable work they're doing. This is the first in a series of developments to equip all services with the skills and tools they need to support the best possible youth development. 

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Youth Work Conference 2017

The Youth Work Conference for 2017 is happening on the 25 and 26 of October. 

It's a time of change for the youth sector, and to ensure everyone is equipped to manage the new system, we are bringing some of Australia's foremost youth work experts together. These people are the leaders in adolescent development, youth work and outcomes measurement/evaluation, and will work to create a very hands-on conference.

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What Makes You Smile About Living in Western Sydney?

Stereotypes about young people in Western Sydney are wrong!

Join @YouthActionNSW to amplify the voices of young people across the region. 

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Youth Work Awards 2016

It's time for the NSW Youth Work Awards where we get together to celebrate the exceptional work of youth services and youth workers in NSW. This is your chance to recognise the amazing individuals, programs, partnerships and services that make NSW a better place for young people.

Book your tickets now because spaces are limited

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Youth Action District Visits

We are coming to a region near you!

This is your chance to make sure the local youth sector is heard loud and clear before local TEI planning gets started.

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Australian YDI

Want to know more about how young people are doing across Australia? Then you should check out the recently released 2016 Australian YDI!


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Federal Election Toolkit

Your quick and easy guide to being heard this election.

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Agenda for Action

What young Australians want this election

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TEI Update 9 March 2016

Here is the latest update on what we know about the TEI Reform.

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TEI Update: 18 December 2015

Minister for Family and Community Services, Brad Hazzard, today announced his latest Targeted Earlier Intervention Reform update.

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