Youth Council

Find out about the Youth Council of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder: what we do, our aims and objectives, and how to contact us.

What is the Youth Council?

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council represents young people living and working in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. The Youth Council is an opportunity for young people to have their voices heard by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and City Councillors, enabling them to provide input into the decision making processes of the City.

There are 20 positions available on the Youth Council for young people aged 12 to 25. Youth Councillors are responsible for initiating and coordinating youth-related projects and events and act as youth ambassadors to businesses and the wider community. To find out more about the Youth Council, download a copy of the Youth Council Charter.
 

Youth Strategic Action Plan 2014-2017

The Youth Strategic Action Plan was developed in consultation with Kalgoorlie-Boulder young people. The plan details the needs and values of young people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and provides a framework of guiding principles for the Youth Council to achieve the vision of a safe, stimulating and supportive environment for all young people.

Join the Youth Council!

There are many benefits to being on the Youth Council, including:

  • Playing a role in improving life for young people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  • The opportunity to plan and manage youth events
  • The chance to work with key decision-makers in the community
  • The opportunity to learn life skills and leadership skills
  • It is a fun and challenging experience

Are you interested in becoming a part of the Youth Council? We currently have vacant positions and nominations are now open. To register download and complete the nomination form and return it to mailbag@ckb.wa.gov.au


Youth Council Meetings

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council meets for 1 hour every 2 weeks:

  • Informal meetings are held every second Tuesday from 5:00pm in the Councillors Conference Room at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Administration Building.
  • Formal meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every second month at 5.15pm in the Council Chambers at the Kalgoorlie Town Hall. Formal meetings are conducted in similar manner to Ordinary council meetings, with an agenda of items that need to be voted on.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please contact the Youth Coordinator on 9021 9600 or email mailbag@ckb.wa.gov.au

Please go to Latest minutes and agendas to read recent formal meeting minutes, as well as the agenda for the next meeting.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Youth Council or if you have an issue or idea which you would like the Youth Council to address, please contact the Youth Coordinator at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, on 9021 9600.

We look forward to hearing from you!