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The YPN committee is 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 systemic advocacy, education, and events. Established in 2017, during the marriage equality plebiscite. 

  • 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 the 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.


To live in a world:

  • That is educated & accepting of 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.

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