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.


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.

Playce have developed a concept design based on extensive community engagement and the YAC will present this to Council at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 10 December. Click here​​ to view the Concept Design brief.​


The Shift Festival- Presented by Drug Aware​

Saturday 18 April 2020

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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