Ministerial Youth Advisory Council

The Ministerial Youth Advisory Council (MYAC) was established in 2017 to provide advice to the Minister for Youth on matters relating to young people. MYAC is comprised of up to 12 young Western Australians, aged 15 to 25 years, who draw upon their relevant knowledge, experience and skills.

MYAC has provided position papers and advice to the Minister for Youth on the following:

  • Infrastructure WA: State Infrastructure Strategy Discussion Paper ‘A Stronger Tomorrow’
  • Youth unemployment
  • Youth Mental health
  • Strengthening Government Support for young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual and other diverse sex, sexuality and gender (LGBTIQA+)
  • Response to the release of ‘All Paths Lead to a Home: Western Australia's 10-Year Strategy on Homelessness 2020–2030’
  • Residential Tenancies Act review 2019
  • Stronger Together: WA's Plan for Gender Equality
  • Review of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) exceptions
  • Law Reform Commission review of Gender Reassignment Laws
  • Western Australian Youth Health Policy 2018-2023
  • Young carers and review of the Carers Recognition Act 2004
  • PBS Drug removal
  • HADSCO publications feedback
  • Violence in schools sub-committee.

Current members of MYAC:

  • Zahra Al Hilaly (Co-chair)
  • Amy Astill
  • Izabela Barakovska
  • Lauren Clark
  • Christopher-John (CJ) Daudu
  • Caitlin Eaton
  • Maeson Harvey
  • Cameron Hee
  • Ryan Pohl
  • Haseeb Riaz (Co-chair)
  • Alicia Roe 
  • Kiana Yasso
Image of Minister for Youth Hon Dave Kelly and the MYAC members
MYAC members with Minister for Youth, Hon Dave Kelly MLA.
Page reviewed 18 July 2022