Inclusion and accessibility

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The Youth Futures Summit values diversity and is committed to ensuring that the YFS2020 is an inclusive event.

We need to develop solutions that work for everyone, therefore we need people attending the Summit that are representative of the people we want to empower.

To support this, we are taking a number of actions to ensure the YFS2020 is an inclusive event, accessible for all and reflective of the diversity of culture, background, experience, and belief that make up all of Australia.  

If there is anything we can do better to make this event inclusive and accessible, please let us know via yfshelp@yda.org.au

Click here to view the YFS2020 Code of Conduct

Acknowledgement of country

The Youth Futures Summit acknowledges that the work undertaken to organise this event is on the stolen land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and wish to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

Scholarships

YFS2020 will be granting a number of scholarships for people to attend the Summit, to ensure that the price of tickets is minimised as a barrier for attending. 

Young people, First Nations people, people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disability and people from rural or regional areas are all strongly encouraged to apply.

For any questions, please email us via info@nycinquiry.org.au.  

Accesibility

Written Material

Written material will be available in alternative formats, on request.

Written material will be available in plain English.

Audio-visual

Strobing/flashing lights will be avoided wherever possible. 

Loud noises and feedback/static will be avoided wherever possible, and warnings in text and via audio will be played before these occur.

All videos will be captioned.

Presenters will describe any visual information in their presentations.

Auslan Interpreters

Auslan Interpreters and Live Captioning will be present at all panels/keynotes/plenaries, and are available on request for breakouts. 

Accomodations Available on Request

Audio-Description (If videos cannot be audio described, the presenter should supply any visual information that a person with low vision may not be able to access in the meeting.) 

Auslan Interpreters for Specific Breakouts

If any of these accessibility features are not met, email yfshelp@yda.org.au

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The Youth Futures Summit acknowledges that the work undertaken to organise this event is on the stolen land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and wish to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.