Monday, April 7th, 2014

Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, will be participating as a panel member on the live online Youth 20 (Y20) Q&A Event, to be held in Canberra, from 5.00 to 6.00 pm AEST on Wednesday, 9 April 2014, during National Youth Week. Other members of the Q&A expert panel include representatives from the Australian Y20 delegation, academia and the not-for-profit sector. 

The panel will discuss pressing issues facing youth in Australia and around the world, such as growth and jobs creation, sustainable development, and global citizenship and mobility.  

Leading up to the panel event, Senator Ryan has invited questions on these topics through the OurSay “Ask Me Anything’” forum. The top three questions will feed into the panel event.  Submit and vote for your top questions at the Our Say website .

This online event provides an opportunity for young people across Australia to have their say and contribute to Y20 discussions.

You can attend the live event or participate online in the conversation by viewing the live webcast on the event page or by submitting comments on the Y20 Australia Facebook page.  Participants can also tweet their views or questions to #y20aus, or post comments via the LiveChat facility. Questions can also be submitted via the Y20 website.

This online event also marks the launch of Y20 engagement activities being led by the five Australian delegates, Ms Amy Rhodes, Mr Jonathan Pavetto, Ms Laura Sobels, Mr Lachlan Cooke and Mr Timothy Cameron.

Register to attend the event at the Y20 event registration site.

For more information on the event and how to participate online visit the event page on the Y20 Australia website.


Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for Education


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