Brisbane City Council supports young people across the city through the Youth Development Team who provide a range of services and resources, from access to free and low-cost spaces to projects and programs for 12-25’s to be involved with. Below you can check out some of the projects we’re currently running across the city and how you can get involved.
The Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council is open to all Year 10 students across Brisbane and provides an opportunity to directly communicate with the Lord Mayor about issues that are important to them, their school, peers and community.
Youth Week is an annual event held across Brisbane to showcase and celebrate young people’s contribution to our city. Follow the link to view the range of events that will be running citywide during April.
The Youth Enterprise Program provides free office space for emerging young entrepreneurs. The program provides a wide range of opportunities for young people exploring ideas from creating their own business to starting not-for-profit groups.
Interagencies: We support a number of interagencies across Brisbane. These are groups of youth organisations that meet monthly to work together to provide better services to young people in Brisbane. You can click here to find out about interagencies across Brisbane.
City Colours aims to increase Brisbane’s vibrancy through creating community murals, whilst assisting to reduce graffiti damage. The artworks are developed by local young people throughout the city and target areas of previous damage or neglect.
Visible Ink Youth Space provides free workshops and training for young people to develop skills and confidence, delivered by experts in a diverse range of subjects/fields.
CoderDojo Blackbelt is an initiative of the Brisbane City Council and Digital Brisbane to foster the creative digital minds of Brisbane’s tech savvy youth. Young people between 14-17 are given the opportunity to develop an app to help connect people with their city, with the incentive of mentor aid and a cash prize.