4 March, 2019 –
Now in its 15th year, the Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (QIYLP) is a leadership and professional development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders aged 18-25.
This year’s program will be held in Brisbane during the June/July school holidays, from 29 June – 4 July 2019.
Opportunities for program participants include:
- Intensive leadership workshops — facilitated by Indigenous community leaders and content experts
- Mentoring and networking activities — 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 scope and prepare community proposals for community project grants to drive real local change
- Participation in the one-day Eric Deeral Indigenous Youth Parliament delivered by the Queensland Parliamentary Services, providing young people with an opportunity to grow their understanding of parliament processes and experience parliament first-hand.
Applications close at 5pm, 15 April 2019.