Do you need funding for an innovative event, program or project that engages young Territorians aged 12 to 25 years? If so, the Office of Youth Affairs may be able help make your idea happen! The Office of Youth Affairs manages the Youth Engagement Grants Program. The program engages young Territorians through a variety of drug and alcohol free entertainment and youth development and leadership programs.
There are also a number of other funding sources which are available through the Northern Territory Government and the non-government sector. More information on Funding and Sponsorship.
The Office of Youth Affairs supports a range of Youth Development Programs that target different ages and focus on different areas, including adventure, arts/theatre, communication, community service, leadership, peer development, self-esteem, sport, survival skills and team work. More information on Programs
It is important to recognise and reward those outstanding young Territorians for their efforts and thank them for the positive contribution they make to society. If there is someone you know of doing fantastic things in the Territory there are a number of awards to nominate in ranging from business achievements to the recognition of community involvement. More information on Awards
There are heaps of different organisations and Government processes that you can get involved in to have a say on what happens in your community. The following list is a starting point to help you get involved in decision-making in the Northern Territory. More information on Youth Groups