About Us

Who We Are

The YPN committee are a group of young LGBTIQA+ people from across Western Australia who are working to improve the lives of all young LGBTIQA+ people in the state through systematic advocacy.

Our Vision

To live in a world:

  • That is educated & accepting towards LGBTIQA+ topics and issues.

  • Where young LGBTIQA+ people don’t face systemic discrimination.

  • Where young LGBTIQA+ people have a sense of community and empowerment.

  • Where structural inequalities and social discrimination are mitigated.

Our Mission
  • To ensure that young LGBTIQA+ people don’t face barriers in accessing services including mental & general health care, education and employment opportunities.

  • Connecting and bringing together communities by facilitating events/programs.

  • Lobbying government and officials to create a safe space for the LGBTIQA+ community.

  • To create educational resources + upskilling to educate and improve lives of the youth in WA.

  • To create “resources” for sectors that government support

  • To focus on regional areas

  • To represent our members

  • To promote the voices and stories of young people