Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering Voting Age and Increasing Voter Participation) Bill 2018 Inquiry

YACSA is committed to encouraging participation through young people’s active involvement in the decision-making processes which affect their lives. Youth participation in decision-making by extension includes creating opportunities for young people to articulate their political concerns to decision-makers, question policy and influence political debate. YACSA strongly endorses the importance of ensuring that equitable measures are put in place so that political processes are accessible to all young people.