Australian Electoral Commission

National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP)

Updated: 14 November 2016

NIYP 2017 – coming soon

The National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is an exciting opportunity for young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people aged 16 to 25 to learn about Australia's democracy and to have a say about Australia’s future.

More information about NIYP 2017 and how to apply will be available on this page late January 2017.

NIYP 2014

The second National Indigenous Youth Parliament was held in Canberra from 28 May to 3 June 2014.
 

Highlights video, NIYP 2014

NIYP 2012

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.

Highlights video, NIYP 2012

Our partners

The AEC would like to acknowledge and thank the YMCA and the Museum of Australian Democracy.

YMCA logoLogo for the Museum of Australian Democracy