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A young person living in Queensland today should be able to look to the future with excitement and see limitless possibilities. Being young is about exploring opportunities that come with increased independence and having the benefit of choice.

The Queensland Youth Strategy will create opportunities for young people to participate in decision-making that will affect their lives now and in the future.

Central to the strategy’s success is our ongoing commitment to continuous engagement with young people. As part of this commitment, we will ensure young people have a voice in developing relevant government policies and services. This will enable young people to help shape Queensland’s future, and also encourage innovation and community ownership of these policies and services.

One of our key roles is to assist all government agencies to ensure their policies, programs and services support the government’s vision and provide better outcomes for all young Queenslanders.

Office for Youth also facilitates a range of programs aimed at developing the skills and capabilities of our young people, preparing them for them for a prosperous and global future.

  • Queensland Youth Strategy

    This strategy will create opportunities for young people to participate in decision-making that will affect their lives now and into the future.

  • Youth support services

    Youth support services help young people to connect to positive family support, get a job or engage in training or education, lead a healthy and violence-free life, and have a safe, stable place to live.

  • Youth housing and reintegration service and after care

    The YHARS provides brokerage services and a coordinated and integrated case management response to the complex needs of young people aged 12 to 21 years who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness.

  • Queensland Youth eHub

    Explore the youth eHub, the Queensland Government’s engagement hub for young people.

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To assist young Queenslanders to access information about government-supported services and activities, the following services can now be accessed from the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au/youth:

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