Indigenous Australians

Updated: 10 November 2016

NIYP 2017 - apply now

The National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is an exciting opportunity for young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 16 to 25 to learn about Australia's democracy and to have a say about Australia’s future.

Our Vote Our Future

Your vote is your voice on the laws and decisions that affect you and your community.


We offer a range of videos, products and resources for schools, community groups and individuals.

Indigenous Electoral Participation Program

The AEC’s Indigenous Electoral Participation Program (IEPP) operates from each state and territory capital city and at the AEC's national office in Canberra.

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