Youth Hub

A space for young people with disability

On this page, you will find information about CYDA’s youth programs, opportunities, youth led advocacy and content created by young people with disability.

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National Youth Disability Summit

The Summit is CYDA’s annual event where young people with disability gather (online and in person) to talk about the issues that matter to them, learn about and develop their advocacy, and have a real say about their futures.

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Join the Network!

The DREAM (Disability Representation Employment & Accessibility Mission) Network is for:

Young people with disability looking for leadership and career opportunities.

Employers with an interest in learning about, or providing, accessible employment.

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Young Leaders Programs

CYDA is supporting local organisation to run regional/rural Young Leaders Programs for young people with disability. Applications will open in August 2024.

Youth led advocacy

Young people with disability are leading the way at CYDA, working directly on our policy and research, election platforms and as delegates to the United Nations. 

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Opinion pieces and interviews by young people with disability.