Newcastle Youth Council
Newcastle Youth Council is a Strategic Advisory Committee of Newcastle City Council and provides an opportunity for young people to participate in an organisation that recognises the importance of giving young people a forum to discuss and provide input into local community issues.
Newcastle Youth Council (NYC) provides an opportunity for young people aged between 15 and 25 to provide strategic advice to Council.
The Youth Council aims to:
- Reflect the interests of young people
- Raise awareness on issues affecting young people
- Organise activities in which young people can participate
- Provide an advisory group for organisations wishing to develop programs and activities for young people
- Allow for interaction between people with diverse interests and backgrounds.
The Youth Council provides an opportunity for young people to develop leadership skills through planning youth initiatives and staging events during Youth Week each year.
Please contact Council's Community Planner on (02) 4974 2061 or email Newcastle Youth Council firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join.
All meetings are 2 hours from 5pm - 7pm at Newcastle Regional Library.
Light snacks are provided.
There is always an adult in attendance.
For more information please email email@example.com
Application to become a member of Newcastle Youth Council
Newcastle City Council is committed to protecting your privacy. We take reasonable steps to
comply with relevant legislation and Council's Provacy Management Plan. We will only use your personal information for the purpose of assessing your application for membership to Newcastle Youth Council. If your application is incomplete membership will not be granted. Your information will be stored in an
electronic database and will only be available to Community Planning Officers. Your information
can be checked for accuracy by calling (02) 4974 2000.