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Bathurst Regional Youth Council

MISSION STATEMENT

The Bathurst Regional Youth Council empowers young people to represent the voice of youth in the Bathurst region and to develop their skills to build engaged citizens and progressive leadership. The Bathurst Regional Youth Council strives to promote a positive community environment.

PURPOSE

The Bathurst Regional Youth Council’s role is to represent the voice of young people who live, work and study in the Bathurst Local Government Area.

BATHURST REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

Youth Council documents are provided below:

• Position Description(PDF, 513KB)
• Terms of Reference(PDF, 526KB)
• Code of Conduct(PDF, 97KB)

INFORMATION

The bathurst_youth Instagram page has up-to-date information about the Bathurst Regional Youth Council and their current activities.

RECRUITMENT

Applications for the Bathurst Regional Youth Council are open from 9am Monday 20 May 2024 and must be submitted by 4pm Monday 17 June 2024.

For further information regarding Bathurst Regional Youth Council, phone contact Council’s Youth Development and Community Events Officer on (02) 6333 6523 or email:

Youth Week Sports Day – held April 2023

 

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Youth Council Recruitment

Applications for the Bathurst Regional Youth Council 2024/2025 are now open!

The Bathurst Regional Youth Council empowers young people to represent the voice of youth in the Bathurst region and to develop their skills to build engaged citizens and progressive leadership. The Bathurst Regional Youth Council strives to promote a positive community environment.

The Bathurst Regional Youth Council’s role is to represent the voice of young people who live, work and study in the Bathurst Local Government Area.

The Bathurst Regional Youth Council aims to represent the voices and opinions of all young people in the region and so we encourage young people from all backgrounds to apply. This opportunity is inclusive of people with lived experience of disability.

Information session

Council will be holding a Youth Council Information Session on Monday 3 June from 4:30pm until 6:30pm in the Council Chambers (first floor, Civic Centre, cnr Russell & William Streets). Come along and meet some of the current Youth Councillors and Council’s Community Services Team.

This session gives you the opportunity to learn more about what is involved in being a youth Councillor and the skills/knowledge you will gain from the experience.

Young people aged between 12-24 years who are interested in finding out more information about the Youth Council are encouraged to attend this information Session to help determine whether the Youth Council is for you. Family members and/or friends are welcome to accompany young people to this session.

Application process

To apply for the Bathurst Regional youth council 2024/2025, please complete the online application form below before the closing date.

Applications will be assessed and youth Council members selected based on responses provided to the application questions and interview process.

Prior to completing an application, please read the following Youth Council documents:

Apply now 

For more information or help with completing the application, please contact Council’s Youth Development and Community Events Officer on 63336523 or  email or see Flyer(PDF, 113KB)

Applications open 9am Monday 20 May 2024 and must be submitted by 4pm Monday 17 June 2024. 

 

 

Youth Network

Youth Network

The Bathurst Youth Network meets to discuss local issues surrounding young people aged between 12 and 24 years.  Representatives from various services exchange information and look at ways to provide the best possible supports to young people in the Bathurst area.

Meetings are held bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of the meeting month, between 9.30am-11.00am in the Committee Room, 1st Floor, Bathurst Regional Council.

All interested parties are invited to contact Council’s Youth Development & Community Events Officer on (02) 6333 6523 or via Email.