Qld Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Qld Indigenous Youth Leadership Program –applications now open

13 March, 2020 –

Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (QIYLP) is now in its sixteenth year!

QIYLP is a fantastic leadership and skills development program for 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders aged 18-25, held in Brisbane over six days, from 27 June to 2 July.

the program provides:

  • Intensive leadership workshops — facilitated by Indigenous community leaders and content experts.
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities — participants can network with high-profile politicians, respected elders and community leaders from Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and representatives of the Queensland Government.
  • Guidance on how to write a Community Project Proposal.
  • Career development opportunities — providing participants with links to employment opportunities, alumni development program, and access to ongoing mentoring and training.

The program culminates is the one-day Eric Deeral Indigenous Youth Parliament delivered by the Queensland Parliamentary Services, providing participants with an opportunity to grow their understanding of parliament processes and experience parliament first-hand through a mock debate in the chambers.

All travel, meals and accommodation are provided for participants.

Applications close Wednesday 15 April, 2020.

For more information or to apply visit www.qld.gov.au/qiylp