The isolating effect of the pandemic has been felt acutely by Australia’s young people, with lockdown and emergency measures disrupting the routines and connections that keep young people safe and engaged. Many have been exposed to increased risk of family violence, mental health pressures, school disengagement and insecure housing.
The upcoming Federal Election is an opportunity to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all young people and to ensure they are not left behind as Australia recovers from COVID-19.
That is why we are calling on all parties and candidates to adopt these goals in the lead up to the election:
Read our full Federal Election Platform here.