A World For, By and

With Young People

A World For, By and With Young People

We represent and promote the rights, interests and wellbeing of young Canberrans and those who work with them.

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One of the ways that the Youth Coalition aims to achieve its objectives is through pro-actively engaging in the development of policy that affects young people aged 12 – 25, and responding to policy activities such as discussion papers and strategies.

What we Do

The Youth Coalition takes a collaborative approach to all its work, in consulting and engaging with members and stakeholders on policy and advocacy opportunities; and in the development and implementation of sector development.


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


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

Representation and Engagement

Meaningfully engage young people, the youth sector and the broader community to guide and inform our work.


Policy and Advocacy

Influence policy, culture, and society to improve outcomes for young people


Sector Development

Strengthen the capacity and capability of the community to respond to the needs of young people.


Research and Evaluation

Drive and leverage research and evaluation to support, inform,
and contribute to policy and practice affecting young people.

Representing the rights, interests and wellbeing of

Young Canberrans