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Youth Affairs Council of WA

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) is the peak non-government youth organisation in Western Australia. They operate primarily as a human rights organisation that seeks to address the exclusion of young people in a rapidly changing society.



YACWA offers a variety of services and educational programs for young people in Western Australia, including:

  • Music Feedback
  • YEP (Youth Educating Peers) project
  • Roofs for Youth

To get involved visit www.yacwa.org.au/projects/the-yep-project.html or phone (08) 9227 5440.

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