Youth Zone Archived News
Applications now open for 2012 youth programs
Do you want to make a difference for young people in this region, while having fun and gaining totally cool new skills? Young people aged 15 to 25 years are now invited to apply to become a Warwick Young Ambassador or a Stanthorpe Young Delegate in 2012. Click here for more information or download the application forms.
Youth Action Plan released
The Youth Action Plan for 2011/2012 has been released and is available for download .
Skaters, BMX riders up for cool tour
Young people who love to skateboard or BMX can take a ride on the wild side this week by joining the Southern Downs Youth Week Skate Tour to Toowoomba skate parks this Saturday, 9 April. [more]
Southern Downs Regional Council youth worker Bonita Tyler is calling on all Southern Downs youth to get in and have their say on local issues by filling in Council’s questionnaire on youth concerns.
“Tell us what needs to happen in the community, Ms Tyler said. “It is National Youth Week and the theme is “OWN IT, so that is what we need you to do.
“You can have your say on local issues by visiting the Southern Downs Regional Council Website – Youth Zone or the Southern Downs Youth Service Facebook page to fill in a the questionnaire from survey monkey.
“With the results your local Youth Councils will get a better understanding of the issues to work on as well as what sorts of activities, projects and programs they can organise within the Region.
National Youth Week Calendar
For a full list of events happening leading up to and during National Youth Week, download the events calender using this link:
The Nominations are in now let the party begin!
Nominations have closed for the local National Youth Week Awards and the winners are set to be announced at a fantastic Awards evening on 1 April in Stanthorpe and 8 April in Warwick.
Get your celebration fixation on the train to party station with a concert after the Awards ceremony. A light supper is provided, no singing required.
Tickets are limited, cost $5 bucks and are only available from Community development Services (CDS) Stanthorpe and the Youth Office at the Warwick Town Hall
See you at Stanthorpe Civic Centre April 1st and then do it all again Warwick Town Hall April 8th.
Contact Rebecca Schroder on 07 4681 0925 and email@example.com (Stanthorpe) or Bonita Tyler on 4661 7166 and firstname.lastname@example.org (Warwick)
- The Southern Downs Regional Council recognises the importance of assisting, and is committed to positively encouraging, youn people's participation in Council processes, civic activities, active recreation and community life in general. To view Council's youth action plan, click here .
- For a review of what went on for the year 2009-2010, download and read 2009-2010 on the Southern Downs .