Young People
  • Last updated:
  • 12 Sep 2017

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.

Youth programs

Youth engagement opportunities

Applications for council’s Youth Engagement Program, Speak Up Engage are now closed.

If you are aged between 12 and 24 years and live on the Sunshine Coast, you are invited to have your say and help create a new Youth Action Plan.

For more information contact council’s Development Officer on (07) 5441 8186 or email

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


For more information, contact council on (07) 5475 7272 or email

Related pages

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