Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network

Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network

Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network is for service providers who work with young people aged 12 to 25 years old in the City of Maribyrnong.

It provides a forum for you to:

  • Attend bi-monthly meetings and hear from guest speakers
  • Discuss emerging issues for young people in the municipality
  • Network with diverse service providers in Maribyrnong and beyond
  • Discover and share news and activities via the bi-monthly e-news

Meetings

The network meets every bi-monthly on a Tuesday at

Phoenix Youth Hub

9am - 11.00am

Morning tea is provided.

2019 meeting dates:

26 February
30 April
25 June
27 August
29 October

Download(PDF, 677KB)(PDF, 645KB) the schedule, map and directions.

2018 meeting topics included:

  • Supporting Young South Sudanese Australians in the light of media and political vilification

  • Mental health and young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds – needs and services

  • LGBTIQA+ young people – with a focus on people of colour and gender diverse young people

  • Young people in the justice system

  • Young People in Care and Young Care Leavers

Professional development

Two free PD opportunities are held for members each year.

In 2019 the first one is:

Understand Islam and explore the challenges facing young Muslim Australians

Tues 26 March, 9.30am-12.30pm (morning tea included)

A basic understanding Islam’s 5 pillars and an exploration of some of the challenges facing Muslim young people in Australia today.

Presented by Gabby Fakhri and Munira Yusef from the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights

http://ausmuslimwomenscentre.org.au

E-Newsletter

Stay informed of what’s on in Maribyrnong for young people through this monthly e-newsletter.

Click here to subscribe to the e-newsletter

Submit your events, opportunities, or news about new research or reports in the youth sector to:  mwwypn@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

Please submit your information by the 20th of each preceding month to publication.

The 2019 E-letter will be sent out: February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, October/November, December/January