Young People

Young People imageYoung people are at the centre of what we do. What we learn from you helps us build stronger communities, support other service providers and lead positive change at local, state and national levels. Our goal is to ensure that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds have every opportunity to succeed in Australia. Join our cause – get informed, get connected and get involved by checking out what CMY has on offer for you.
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Australia has a long history as a settlement destination for migrants and refugees. Our population is now one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse in the world. This paper explores how we... Read More
30/03/16
CMY is calling on young role models to support young people who have recently arrived in Australia. Settle Smart, a new CMY peer mentoring program, will connect young people and assist newly arrived y... Read More
20/01/16
CMY is dedicated to ensuring the work we do is youth-influenced. A Youth Advisory Group (YAG) was set up to support and empower young people and to ensure that our work continually reflects and addres... Read More
14/01/16
CMY has revamped its comprehensive resource kit to help teachers and other school staff be more culturally aware and welcoming to multicultural families. Opening the School Gate provides a range of st... Read More
05/01/16
YOUNG people of migrant and refugee backgrounds have a plethora of life experiences and stories to share - stories that are often diminished by negative stereotypes.  A new CMY project has empowered y... Read More
10/12/15
Thirteen Sale College students are enjoying new skills and friendships thanks to the MY Life (Multicultural Youth Life) program delivered by the Centre for Multicultural Youth. The year 10 and 11 stud... Read More
10/11/15
CMY awarded best Community Youth Group & Project at the 2015 City of Ballarat Youth Awards   CMY was nominated for two of its outstanding initiatives in the Community Youth Group & Project cat... Read More
26/10/15
There are a number of ways you can have your voice heard in our community. CMY, government departments, research bodies and other organisations are regularly seeking young people's feedback on a numbe... Read More
16/10/15