YMCA South Australia Youth Parliament is a non-partisan program providing a platform for young people aged 15 – 25 to have their say on important issues, build skills and parliamentary understanding. It focuses on personal development, empowerment and connecting politicians and decision makers with youth voices and opinions.


The Department of Human Services is a key sponsor of the annual YMCA SA Youth Parliament program. More information about the program and how to apply is available on the website.




Strong Futures Action

4.5 Support young people to be active in all aspects of community, leadership and democratic life


Department of Human Services



Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People

Domain: 5. Young South Australians participate actively in society

Indicator: 5.2 Children and young people participate in decisions that affect them directly and the wider society