Welcome to Victorian Young Labor

The youth voice in the Australian Labor Party

Victorian Young Labor is an official body within the Australian Labor Party that represents members aged between 14 and 26 years old.  Victorian Young Labor has more than 1200 members state-wide.

Victorian Young Labor is a vibrant, dynamic meeting place for young people to support Labor and share ideas. Whatever your passion may be – social justice, the labour movement, democracy or the fair go – Victorian Young Labor is for you.

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Latest News & Events

Vale Clara Jordan-Baird

Last week, we unexpectedly lost former VYL Senior Vice President Clara Jordan-Baird at 28 years old.

In spite of her young age, Clara was a...

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VYL Christmas Party 2016

YOUNG LABOR CHRISTMAS PARTY – Save the date!

Get excited for our final event of 2016, the VYL Christmas BBQ. As with last year, we...

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Ballarat Regional Roadshow!

VYL Ballarat Roadshow When: Saturday 10th, December 2016 Depart Melbourne: 8.30am (car pooling to be organised) Arrive Ballarat: 10am

Labor has a proud history of fighting for people in...

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Victorian Young Labor Conference

All Victorian Young Labor members are invited to attend the Annual Victorian Young Labor Conference, which takes place annually on the first weekend in August,...

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From the VYL Blog

Two competing schools of thought

Liam Maloney considers the implications of the federal budget

What has been evidently absent in the discourse on the recent federal budget is the lack...

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Democracy and diversity: Media ownership in Australia

The 2013 federal election demonstrated the corrosive effects of concentrated media ownership on democracy. It is essential that the media act as a safe-haven...

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Politics and the media

"Beacon" Editor Emma Henderson explains why she isn't a journalist

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SSAF: Great news for Universities and their Labor Clubs

In October 2011 the Labor Government passed legislation through the Lower House and the Senate to allow Universities and other higher education providers to...

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