Invitation to comment: Young Canberrans urged to have your say on your future (closing 23 July)

Youth Interact logoYoung Canberrans and those who work with young people are urged to comment on the discussion paper on the new ACT Young Peoples’ Plan 2009-2014.

The new plan will set clear benchmarks to make sure we are meeting our goals, in the areas of education, health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Issues you may want to comment on include living sustainably and the environment, individual and community wellbeing, moving from education to further training and work, representation of young people in the media and cyber-bullying. You might also want to comment on sporting facilities or getting involved in advisory groups, boards and committees.

The discussion paper can be found at or

For further information phone Christina Towns on 6205 4369.

How to make comment

The ACT Government invites written comment on the issues raised in this
Discussion Paper.  Questions raised are a guide to key issues.  Additional
comments, no matter how brief or expansive, are welcome.

All responses will be received in confidence.  If you are not willing to have
your comments attributed to you, please make this clear when providing

Youth Directorate
Office for Children, Youth and Family Support
Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services
GPO Box 158

Email: or

Comments or inquiries may be made by telephoning:  02 6205 4369.

Comments due by 5.00pm Thursday 23 July 2009.

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