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September 24, 2016

1.  "The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword." - Eddard Stark. 

Don't shy away from making tough calls. And just as importantly, do the unpleasant work to follow through. As Ned reminds us, "He who hides behind executioners soon forgets what d...

Nominate an amazing young person for the 2016/17 Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards today!

The purpose of the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards is to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of young Territorians up...

September 23, 2016

Apply now to be a member of the 2017 Chief Minister's Round Table of Young Territorians!

Members of the Chief Minister's Round Table of Young Territorians will get the chance to meet and work with young people from across the Territory, represent their community and dis...

What are the impacts of poverty on people and our communities?
Who are the hidden faces of poverty?
What can we do to make a difference?

Poverty isn't a lack of character. It's lack of money. Lack of opportunity. Lack of investment. It's when society turns its back and...

February 8, 2016

Amy Hetherington is a 26-year old business owner, comedian, filmmaker, youth advocate, mentor and volunteer who is passionate about using her skills to support her community, especially in the development and promotion of arts and youth activities. Through her small bu...

February 8, 2016

Lauren Moss is the Member for Casuarina in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia, and the youngest member of NT Parliament, having been elected at 27 years of age. Lauren and her family migrated to Australia from the United Kingdom in 1999 and they soon called Darwi...

February 6, 2016

Kevin Kadirgamar is a Senior Lawyer at one of NT’s leading law firms, Ward Keller, where he practices in migration law.

 

Having lived in the Northern Territory for the last 11 years, he has been involved in a number of youth and community initiatives. He is a co-founder...

February 6, 2016

Pritika Desai is 24 years young and works in youth and community engagement at the YMCA of the Top End. She also founded and manages a local youth-led movement called ShoutOut! which focuses on destigmatising conversations on youth mental illness and providing greater...

July 7, 2015

In the land of the Territory’s Young Professionals Network, we’re busy bees putting the final touches on our annual galah (kind of like GALA, but better) event.

 

In 2015, we’re inviting our members and guests to go Tom Cruisin’ for our Hollywood Party Cruise.

Kicking off...