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The Youth Council is online at:
Check out the headspace youthMAG as well:
- Winter 2015 (or download from the right side of this page)
Some of the outstanding achievements of Blue Mountains Youth Council so far have been:
- Hosting a visit from the NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Gillian Calvert, and doing a formal consultation with the Commission on matters of youth health to inform NSW Health policy.
- Creation of a short film 'I Can Do What You Can Do' - concerning the achievements of Youth Councillor Anthony Fowler, premiered during Youth Week 2007.
- Presentating to Councillors on issues relating to the Glenbrook Skatepark Facility.
- Initiating the SmartStart University Scholarship, a partnership with Blue Mountains City Council and the University of Western Sydney which aims to improve access to University of Western Sydney for young residents of the Blue Mountains.
- Representation on a number of internal and external committees including: the NSW Commission for Children and Young People's Advisory Committee, the NSW Youth Week Committee, the Blue Mountains World Heritage Advisory Committee and most recently the NSW Youth Parliament.
Council is committed to supporting young people's involvement in decision-making, and strives towards creating a positive, healthy, inclusive environment in the Blue Mountains for our young people to grow and thrive.
For more information contact on (02) 4780 5000.