The City of Bunbury offers a range of opportunities for young people to get involved and create the community they want to live in.  All our programs and events are conducted in a safe, supervised and drug and alcohol free environment.  

To find out more, email or call 9792 7000.

YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCILYAC Bunbury is a formal committee who advise Council on issues affecting young people.  As a team, YAC members create exciting projects which benefit young people in Bunbury, including the SHIFT Youth Arts Festival and Freedom Island at the City of Bunbury Australia Day Celebrations.  Our members volunteer, speak and assist in the running of events like TEDx Youth Bunbury and the Future Possibilities Youth Conference.

Download the YAC FAQ and find out how to get involved.

The YAC Effect

This strategy will provide the City of Bunbury and the youth with a clear direction to build on its foundation of success and achievements.

Our desire is to create one YAC for all youth that embraces indigenous, disabilities and multicultural representations, making a stronger YAC through diversity of its membership. A single YAC will improve coordination and collaboration in creating events and community change. It will provide a single voice to be listened to by Council rather than disparate groupings of youth representation.

Download the YAC Effect here

UNLEASHEDNeed something to do during the school holidays?  Unleashed offers a variety of fun and challenging activities and projects for 10-17 year olds. Check out the Unleashed page here for upcoming dates and details.   


The SHIFT Youth Arts Festival presented by Drug Aware: The inaugural SHIFT Youth Arts Festival was a week long celebration of arts and Culture in Bunbury – By Youth for Youth.  It featured workshops, events, a massive public artwork, battle of the bands and an exhibition. 


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