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19/07/2017
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History making Youth Parliament 2017

It’s time to have inspired young people’s voices heard on issues that matter to them – yes it’s youth parliament time! This year YMCA Victoria made history with the first year of a deaf team participating in Youth Parliament in Australia - speaking up on issues of accessibility on public transport for deaf people.

19/07/2017
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YMCA Change Agents go to Japan

34 YMCA Change Agents from the APAY region (Asia Pacific Alliance YMCA’s) came together for the first regional training in Tonsanzo, Japan. This included change agents from several developing countries such as Bangladesh, Myanmar, Mongolia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka as well as more developed countries of Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore NZ and Aus.Georgie Nicol, one of the Australian Change Agents shares her experience.

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