Young people
  • Last updated:
  • 13 Mar 2019

Council supports developing young people within the Sunshine Coast community.

Council is committed to helping young people achieve their full potential by:

  • planning for their future
  • providing a range of programs to support young people’s input in the community.

Sunshine Coast Youth Action Plan 2018 - 2021

Council adopted the Sunshine Coast Youth Action Plan 2018-2021 at is Ordinary Meeting on 22 March 2018. The Youth Action Plan aims to improve our connection with young people through improved communication and opportunities for involvement in community and civic activities.

Youth programs

Youth engagement opportunities

The 2019 Speak Up Engage committee participants have now been selected. To stay up to date with all the relevant information regarding this program, please follow the Speak Up Engage Facebook page.

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch with the committee, please contact the Community Development Officer on (07) 5441 8282 or email YOUTH@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Kids in Action

The Kids in Action program promotes Kids Teaching Kids as a way to help change the way people see and use the natural environment.

Sunshine Coast libraries

Sunshine Coast libraries is committed to building programs that help young adults to be:

  • educated
  • engaged
  • empowered.

Employment programs

Council supports creating jobs for young people through traineeships, employment programs and work experience placement.

Youth sector support

Youth Connect network meetings

Council manages Youth Connect (regular meetings between youth service providers). These networking meetings provide a forum for the youth sector to:

  • share information on youth programs, projects or services
  • discuss partnership options and youth service needs.

Youth Connect meeting minutes

Contacts

For more information, email YOUTH@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or contact council.

Related pages

Council also includes activities and programs for young people in many of its other services: