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NB: This page updates the information that appears in each issue of our print journal, Youth Studies Australia (p.64.)

In Australia there are both Government and non-government peak youth organisations, at the national, State and Territory level.

The Government offices of youth affairs for each State and Territory are listed below.
Information last verified, 13 November 2003; latest update: 4 November, 2004


Government offices of youth affairs:

Australian Government
Youth Bureau
Department of Family & Community Services
Box 7788, Canberra Mail Centre ACT 2610
Ph: (02) 6212 9117; fax: (02) 6212 9517
Email: [email protected]

Michael Reddy
Youth Research and Analysis Section
Youth Bureau
Department of Family and Community Services
Ph: (02) 6212 9419; fax: (02) 6212 9517
Email: [email protected]

Also see the Youth Bureau's programs branch web site.

ACT Government

Youth Services Branch
Office for Children, Youth and Family Support,
GPO Box 158, Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6205 9490 Fax: (02) 6207 2048
Email: [email protected]

NSW Government

Office of Children and Young People
Communities Division, Department of Community Services, NSW
GPO Box 5341
Sydney NSW 2001
Ph: (02) 9228 5146 Fax: (02) 9228 3984
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Northern Territory Government

Office of Youth Affairs
GPO Box 4396
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8999 3721 Fax: (08) 8999 3722
Email: [email protected]

Queensland Government

Office of Youth
Department of Communities
GPO Box 806, Brisbane Qld 4001
Ph: (07) 3224 8451 Fax: (07) 3224 2811
Email: [email protected]

South Australian Government

Office for Youth
Department for Families and Communities
GPO Box 1669
Adelaide SA 5001
Ph: (08) 8207 0660 fax: (08) 8207 0600
Email: [email protected]
OFY web site:
and 'The Maze':

Tasmanian Government

Office of Youth Affairs
Department of Education
GPO Box 169
Hobart Tas 7001
Ph: (03) 6233 7329 Fax: (03) 6233 7695
Email: [email protected]

Victorian Government

Office for Youth
Department for Victorian Communities
GPO Box 2392V
Melbourne Vic 3000
Ph: (03) 9208 3200 Fax: (03) 9208 3226
Email: [email protected]

Western Australian Government

Office for Children and Youth
Department for Community Development
Level 7, Albert Facey House
469 Wellington Street
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 9476 2000 Fax: (08) 9322 6544
Email: [email protected]

Also see:
Non-government youth affairs peak organisations for each State/Territory

Also see: Non-government youth peaks:


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