The City of Whittlesea is excited to announce the opening of our Youth Council recruitment for 2024. We are committed to empowering young individuals in our community and providing them with a platform to actively contribute to the governance of our local municipality.

About the Youth Council

The City of Whittlesea's Youth Council will be a dynamic and influential group of young individuals aged between 12 and 22. Whether you live, work, or study within our municipality, if you're passionate about making a difference, we invite you to join us.

Each term on the Youth Council spans two years, allowing you the flexibility needed to balance your work, study or personal commitments.

Your Responsibilities as a Youth Councillor

As a member of the Youth Council, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Provide valuable advice to the Council on matters that affect young people.

  • Create opportunities for youth engagement with the Council and ensure your voices are heard.

  • Advocate for the interests, challenges, and opportunities faced by young people in our municipality.

  • Offer vital input and feedback on matters referred from the Council before formal decisions are made.

Dedicated to Inclusivity

The City of Whittlesea is committed to ensuring First Nations representation and has reserved a dedicated position on the Youth Council for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young person.