- Last updated:
- 20 Feb 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 engagement opportunities
Applications for council’s Youth Engagement Program, Speak Up Engage are now open.
For more information contact council’s Development Officer on (07) 5441 8186 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:
National Youth Week 2017
In 2017, National Youth Week (NYW) will run from 31st March to 9th April. NYW is an annual, week-long celebration of young people (aged 12-25) throughout Australia.
Held in April each year, NYW is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements, vitality and strength of young people aged 12 to 25 and to acknowledge their contribution to every aspect of community life.
Council is proud to be partnering again with Integrated Family and Youth Services (IFYS) to deliver the NYW event, Blended.
Blended will be taking over Coolum's Tickle Park on Saturday, 8th April (2 pm - 9 pm). A free event, Blended will showcase our local young people with a full line up of music, arts and entertainment. Check out the IFYS Blended Facebook page for more information and how you can get involved.
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
- Youth Connect meeting minutes - January 2017
- Youth Connect meeting minutes - November 2016
- Youth Connect meeting minutes - August 2016
- Youth Connect meeting minutes - May 2016
- Youth Connect meeting minutes - January 2016
For more information, contact council on (07) 5475 7272 or email email@example.com.
Council also includes activities and programs for young people in many of its other services:
- What's on calendar
- Facilities and Recreation Directory (includes information on beaches, parks and skate parks)