What's Up West? 2019
OUR TIME IS NOW!
TICKETS SOLD OUT
Tickets for What's Up West? 2019 are SOLD OUT however we expect that we will have a small number of returns in the coming weeks so please follow the book ticket prompts to join our waiting list and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.
Over two action-packed days hundreds of young people from Greater Western Sydney will come together in Parramatta to be inspired and learn skills to change their life, their community and the world.
This year’s theme 'OUR TIME IS NOW!' will look at ways to empower young people, exploring the connections, diversity and liveability of Western Sydney, while participating in interactive sessions and learning life skills in practical groups.
So, what will you experience at the 2019 WUW?
- Hear directly from inspirational young leaders who saw a need in the world and acted on that!
- Learn how to advocate for what you believe in and get skilled-up to create change in your own community and the world!
- Find out about volunteering opportunities to make a real, lasting difference in your community!
- Learn real-life practical skills like managing your cash and taking care of your medical records!
- and SO MUCH MORE!!
An added plus is that you’ll be connected with Youth Action and get access to further training to make Greater Western Sydney and New South Wales a great place for all young people!
What's Up West?, is a platform created by Youth Action designed for young people by young people.
Program information will be released soon.
Proudly supported by:
City of Parramatta Council
When: October 31 - November 1, 2019
Time: 9.30am-2.30pm (registration from 8.30am)
Where: Novotel Parramatta - 350 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Who: All young people from Greater Western Sydney are invited to attend. The event is targeted at (but not limited to) students in years 9-12 who are interested in social justice, personal development and overcoming community challenges.
Cost: FREE! We'll provide lunch for all attendees and can help with transport if required.
Registrations close 14 October!
Need help with transport?
We know public transport in Western Sydney needs heaps of improvement, that's why we're doing our best to organise free buses to help you get to and from the conference. Click here for more info or to register for a bus to come to your school.
Want to attend WUW2019 but your school isn't currently registered?
If you're a student who wants to come to WUW2019 but your school isn't attending, click here for a document to help you start the conversation with your teacher or principal.
Get in touch!
For more information or to join our conference mailing list email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 8354 3700.
Nominations *CLOSED* for the 2019 NSW Youth Work Awards!
Tickets are on sale now! Join us to celebrate!
Youth Action founded the NSW Youth Work Awards in 2013 to create an annual celebration of the exceptional work of youth services and youth workers across NSW.
In 2019 the awards will coincide with the bi-annual NSW Youth Work Conference. At the end of two intensive days of workshops, talks, skill development, presentations and panel discussions, conference attendees are invited to the NSW Youth Work Awards to unwind and celebrate the achievements of individuals making outstanding contributions in the youth sector. Tickets for the awards night are included in conference sales and are available for purchase individually.
This year there are 11 categories, to honour individuals and service providers who go above and beyond to help create a society where all young people can feel supported, valued and engaged.
When: 7-9pm Tuesday October 1, 2019
Where: Rydges World Square
Cost: $40 for non members and $35 for Youth Action members.
For any queries, contact Freya at email@example.com.
The NSW Youth Work Award Categories are:
*Outstanding Use of Data* *Outstanding Partnership* *Outstanding Youth Participation* *Outstanding Work with Diverse Young People* *Outstanding Work with Aboriginal Young People* *Outstanding Work with Regional Young People* *NSW Youth Sector Volunteer of the Year* *NSW Youth Service of the Year* *NSW Emerging Youth Worker of the Year* *NSW Youth Worker of the Year* and the *Lifetime Achievement Award*
Nominations closed August 23.
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