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Youth Week

Youth Week has grown to be a celebration of young people in every state and territory across the country. It is organised by young people, for young people.

The theme for 2019 is: Coming together to connect, share, speak out, and celebrate.

National Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to:

  • share ideas
  • attend live events
  • have their voices heard on issues of concern to them
  • celebrate their contribution to the community
  • take part in competitions, and
  • have fun!

NSW Youth Week 2019 design competition

Young people between 12 and 24 years of age in NSW can enter the NSW Youth Week 2019 design competition. The winning design will be printed on shoe slides and presented to the winner, their friends and family, at the NSW Youth Week Forum at NSW Parliament House on Monday 8 April.

Entries close Sunday 17 March. For more information and to enter:

What's on for Eurobodalla Youth Week 2019

There will be plenty of fun events for the shire's young folk during 2019 Youth Week celebrations, from Wednesday 10 to Thursday 18 April.

Bike safety program for Aboriginal and disadvantaged children:

  • Where: Gundary Oval, Campbell Street, Moruya
  • When: Friday 12 April, 2-5pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Youth Street @ Moruya Country Markets:

  • Where: Riverside Park, Shore Street, Moruya
  • When: Saturday 13 April, 8am-12.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

All Aboard Skate Competition | Narooma:

  • Where: Narooma Skate Park, Riverside Drive, Narooma
  • When: Saturday 13 April, 10.30am-2.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

All Aboard Skate Competition | Moruya:

  • Where: Moruya Skate Park, Shore Street, Moruya
  • When: Sunday 14 April, 10.30am-2.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Audio visual art and song writing workshops:

Explore your creative talents in these free workshops led by audio visual artist Scott Baker and producer / song writer Jasmin Williams. Experiment with sound and imagery and create your own song. There will be four sessions in the morning and four in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided.

  • Where: Wallaga Lake Hall and Outreach Centre, Umbarra Road, Wallaga Lake
  • When: Tuesday 16 April, 10am-3pm
  • Cost: Free, however bookings are essential

For more information about this activity or to book your place in a session phone Gabrielle from the Australian Red Cross:

  • M: 0438 286 129

Pop-up drive-in movie:

  • Where: Riverside Park, Shore Street, Moruya
  • When: Wednesday 17 April, 6.30-9pm
  • Cost: $10 per car or a gold coin donation per person to bring a blanket to sit on the grass
  • More information

Youth Week Silent Disco:

  • Where: Twist Factory, 3/4 Hopkins Place, Narooma
  • When: Thursday 18 April, 6-9pm
  • Cost: $5 per person to be paid at the door
  • More information

2019 Youth Development Grants

Council is offering Youth Development Grants of up to $500 to develop projects which show evidence of tangible benefits to the youth of Eurobodalla.

The benefits may include:

  • social engagement with the community
  • educational and cultural opportunities
  • skill development
  • increased capacity for youth to lead
  • exposure to training opportunities and
  • furthering employment and pathway opportunities.

Applications for the 2019 Youth Development Grants open Monday, 8 April 2019 at 8am and will close Friday, 10 May 2019 at 4pm.

To find out more and for details on how to apply:

More information

For more information please contact Community Development and Youth Coordinator Zoe Morgan: