Junior Parliament is an awesome way for 12 – 15 years olds to meet new friends, learn about parliament and politics, and develop leadership skills.

What is Junior Parliament?

Junior Parliament is an nonpartisan program that gives young people an opportunity to learn about democracy, parliament, public speaking and leadership in a fun and supportive environment. Junior Parliament is a program for young people aged 12 – 15 and is based on the successful Youth Parliament program.

Junior Parliament is run by young people for young people. It’s a chance to BE THE CHANGE on the issues you care about, meet some new friends & develop your leadership skills.


When is Junior Parliament 2018 – Applications open now.

Tuesday 9th October to Thursday 11th October. Junior Parliament 2018 is a three day, two night program that includes a day in Parliament House debating Youth Bills the Junior Parliamentarians have written.

Cost is $220 which is inclusive of accommodation, food, transport to and from Parliament House and activities.

We stay at Rostrevor college and will be debating in Parliament House on Wednesday the 10th.


Applications are extended to 1st of October!

Apply here: https://form.jotform.co/82251587127863


Please feel free to contact us at sayouth@ymca.org.au or contact me directly.

Kind Regards


 Melanie Munday

Youth Empowerment Officer | Youth Empowerment team


51 King George Avenue, Hove, South Australia, 5048

T: (08) 8200 2514  M: 0459 988 166 W: www.sa.ymca.org.au  E: melanie.munday@ymca.org.au