Hong Kong exchange program applications close 7 July

The Victoria Peak Tram and Hong Kong city skylineA unique exchange program will give seven young Western Australians the chance to take a one-of-a-kind trip to Hong Kong in 2017. Applications close on 7 July 2016.

The program and is open to people aged between 18 and 24. Young people from regional areas as well as Aboriginal and multicultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will meet delegates from Hong Kong and participate in activities in Perth in October 2016, before travelling to Hong Kong in February 2017.

The program will provide young people with the chance to develop self-confidence, build international networks, gain an understanding of different cultures and provide a base for future career goals.

The International Youth Exchange Program will further strengthen relations between China and WA and is an initiative of the Western Australian State Government and the Home Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.

To find out more or apply, visit the program page at the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia website.