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A four day summit sharing knowledge and discussion with the aim to improve services and outcomes for Indigenous children and their families

National Indigenous Youth Empowerment Summit 2020 

Strong futures come from strong foundations. Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, their families and their communities ultimately helps strengthen connection and collaboration for positive future life paths.

As one of the largest gatherings of the year, this four-day event is focusing on holistic approaches to support, strengthen and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to thrive and flourish in life. With five streams including child protection, social and emotional wellbeing and youth justice, delegates have the opportunity to learn from, and network with, over 300 sector innovators, leaders and front-line workers to inspire actions and to collaborate on strategies towards empowering Indigenous young people, the leaders of tomorrow. Find out more about the program.

Speakers already confirmed include Aunty Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, 2014 NT Australian of the Year and 2015 NAIDOC Person of the Year; Commissioner Justin Mohamed, Commissioner for Children and Young People Victoria; Aunty Hazel Collins, Grandmothers Against Removals; Rick Baldwin, Head Coach of the Australian Indigenous Womens Basketball Team, and many more.

Find out more.

Date: Tuesday, 25th to Friday, 28th February 2020

Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns QLD

Cost: Early bird discounts until 8th November to receive $500 off the standard price (reference VIP code: EP1 to receive this discount)

Register: Online