Australian Electoral Commission

National Indigenous Youth Parliament

Updated: 26 May 2014
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What is the National Indigenous Youth Parliament?

The National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is an exciting program run by the AEC in partnership with the YMCA and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.

National Indigenous Youth Parliament 2014

NIYP 2014 will be held from 28 May to 3 June 2014 in Canberra.

The selection process for NIYP 2014 is complete. The AEC received over 220 outstanding applications for the six places in each state and territory. Thanks to all applicants for taking the time and having the initiative to apply.

We encourage all applicants to stay connected with the AEC through our Indigenous Facebook page. This is a great way to find out about the AEC's many job opportunities at election time and the other activities run by the AEC for Indigenous Australians.


Contact details for NIYP in your state/territory
  Contact Email address
NSW 02 9375 6303
Vic. 03 9285 7142
Qld 07 3834 3450
WA 08 6363 8025
SA 08 8237 6559
Tas. 03 6235 0516
NT 08 8982 8006
ACT 02 6271 4709

Highlights from 2012 NIYP

The inaugural National Indigenous Youth Parliament was held in Canberra from 23–29 May 2012 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Indigenous right to vote in federal elections.

NIYP participants

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