Networks for Workers in the Youth Sector

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Youth Participation Practice Network

YACVic coordinates the Youth Participation Practice Network (YPPN), a thriving network of Victorian professionals who are committed to empowering young people through youth participation, youth engagement and supporting the voice of young people. 

If you are supporting a youth group or have responsibility for youth engagement, empowerment or development in some way within your role then we would encourage you to join the network. 

For further information or to get an invite, get in touch with Sam Champion, Participation and Development Manager, via

Rainbow Network

Rainbow Network is a peer support group of workers who meet to discuss how they can meet the needs of LGBTIQA+ young people. 

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia (MYAN) is an advocacy non-profit body that provides advice to the government and capacity building to those who work with young people.

Hume Youth Commitment (HYC)

The Hume Youth Commitment is a strategic network facilitated by the Hume Whittlesea Local Learning and Employment Network (HWLLEN) that tackles emerging youth issues in Hume.  

View Hume Youth Commitment for more information or contact Nicky Leitch, Convenor HYC on 9309 7444