This has been both an exciting and challenging year for young people and the youth sector. The COVID outbreak has added further strain to the lives of young people who have been disproportionately impacted.

Recognise, celebrate, promote and reward outstanding practice in working with young people in the ACT and surrounding area.

CNCT has been developed in order for young people to connect with the services they need in the ACT.

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A World For, By And With Young People.

The Youth Coalition is the peak youth affairs body in the ACT. As a membership based organisation, the Youth Coalition is responsible for representing and promoting the rights, interests and wellbeing of the estimated 78,000 young Canberrans aged 12-25 years and those who work with them.

Young People

We focus on young people in all that we do.


Influence policy to improve outcomes for young people.


Strengthen the practice of the community to work more effectively with young people.


Research to better understand issues experienced by young people.


Foster a culture of respect and have a strong focus on innovation and sustainability.

Representing the rights, interests and wellbeing of

Young Canberrans

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