Have a say about local experiences for youth

Young people invited to join NESAY committee
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JOIN THE TEAM: NESAY’s Melissa VanBergen and Leah Waring welcome young people in the community to nominate for the Youth Advisory Committee. PHOTO: Mel Guy

YOUNG people who want to have their say and make a serious contribution to the services being developed to assist them and their peers, are invited to put their hand up for the North East Support and Action for Youth (NESAY) Youth Advisory Committee.

Representatives aged from 16 to 25 are being sought from across the North East Victorian region including Benalla, Bright and Wangaratta, who can represent their area and contribute their lived experience to the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) which will provide advice and strategic direction on issues impacting local youth.

NESAY’s Melissa VanBergen said it was envisaged there would be around six to eight people on the committee who may have lived experience of homelessness, school disengagement, out of home care or family conflict, or may be passionate about issues facing young people.

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