Indigenous Advancement Strategy

A strong individual=strong family=strong community.

Youth Express works closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island young peoples in communities and schools, across the Upper & Lower Hunter, Newcastle, Port Stephens, and Lake Macquarie regions.

The Indigenous Advancement Strategy creates opportunities for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples.

  • quality partnerships
  • increased community capacity.
  • education opportunities.
  • increased engagement in school.
  • increased number of year 12 graduates.
  • successful transition from school to training or employment.
  • quality links with education, business and industry.
  • increased Cultural education, support and mentoring

Our Vision

Empower young people to Dream, Believe, Work Hard and Transition Successfully, by arming them with the tools to confidently succeed and engage in their education, community, work and Culture.

Some of the Programs we Offer:

Culture Strong

Prouder Stronger

Brothers Building Brothers

Staunch Sista's

Young, Deadly and Deadly