Youth

 

The City of Bunbury offers a range of opportunities for young people through safe, inclusive and supervised programs and events. By encouraging young people to contribute to the growth of the Bunbury Geographe region, we can create an inclusive and welcoming community for all.

To find out more, email community@bunbury.wa.gov.au or call 9792 7000.

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) 

Vision: Celebrating and advocating young people and their communities.

Mission: We challenge expectations and assumptions, activate places and spaces, and empower young people to have a voice.

Nominate today!

Nominations for the YAC are open 5 August to 13 September for 12-25 year olds. Click here to find out more and apply.​ 


Youth Precinct Community Engagement and Concept Design

The City has awarded Playce with the contract for the Youth Precinct Concept Design and Community Engagement. Playce are an award-winning company that specialises in creating fun and inclusive spaces for people of all ages, boasting a long list of unique skateparks, play spaces and youth precincts that they have designed and delivered across Australia.

 

We encourage you to have your say on the project during the community engagement around the precinct’s concept design during the first week of September. There will be opportunities to be part of hands-on community workshops, online surveys and technical sessions, as per below:

·  Open Community Workshop - Monday 2 September, 5.30pm-7pm, BREC

·  Technical Workshop – Wednesday 4 September, 5.30pm-7pm, BREC

·   CBD Pop-up Sessions – Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 September, 12pm-2pm, Bunbury CBD

·    Online survey click here.​​


Myles Junior Sport Star of the Year Award

Nominations are now open for the  Myles Junior Sports Star of the Year Award. 

Please download a nomination form here.

Completed nomination forms are to be submitted along with any additional information no later than 5pm Friday 21st September 2019

If you have any questions please contact Katie Merwood on 9792 7021.


The Shift Festival- Presented by Drug Aware​

The Shift Festival is an annual youth festival held  during National Youth Week. The Shift Festival is a platform where the whole community can celebrate young people and their valuable contributions to our community. The festival continues to grow each year not only as a fantastic event for the whole community, but also to continue developing youth engagement in the Greater Bunbury region. 


Unleashed

Unleashed is a school holiday program that focuses on skill development for Bunbury young people aged 10 to 17 years of age. The City of Bunbury works in partnership with local facilitators to deliver experiences which promote learning and engagement across multiple areas of interest. Each school holiday period will offer a range of activities that target specific skills and interests, providing participants the opportunity to have fun while developing new skills.

Activities will be run on Monday and Wednesdays during the school holidays. Check out the Unleashed page here for upcoming dates and details.


Want to find out more?

Like the Bunbury Youth Advisory Council on Facebook and follow us on Instragram @bunburyyouth to keep updated with events and activities for youth in the Bunbury region. 

Email the community development team community@bunbury.wa.gov.au or phone 9792 7000.​

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