Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council (KBYC) is made up of young people aged 12 - 25 years with a passion for making Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for young people to live. The KBYC regularly meet to discuss issues facing young people, providing advice on how to deliver youth services in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, while also planning and implementing youth events and activities. KBYC members are offered development opportunities to support them in their roles and build their capacity to become future leaders.

There are other ways to get involved with the KBYC, such as becoming a volunteer or a Youth Mentor (over 25's). If you'd like to find more about how, get in touch with the City's Youth Development Officer!


Our vision is for Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be a positive, connected and supportive community.


Our mission is to be a platform of youth empowerment which advocates for the development, leadership and support of young people by taking action to make positive change in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

What do we do?

The KBYC has four key aims we hope to achieve to make Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for young people to live.


Develop the local youth community by identifying opportunities and supporting services which provide positive growth and development of our local young people.


Advocate on behalf of local young people by ensuring their voices are being heard in decision making processes and their needs are being considered in the local community.


Provide direction and leadership to young people by passionately advocating on their behalf and proactively working to make Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for them to live.


Take meaningful action on behalf of young people ensuring that the KBYC is a proactive, effective and respected representative body for young people.

Want to be involved?

Are you a young person with a passion for supporting and empowering young people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder? Join the KBYC as a Youth Councillor and you can be involved in planning awesome youth events, advocating on the issues impacting young people and have a say in the future of Kalgoorlie-Boulder!

We meet every fortnight on Tuesday, 4:30pm - 6pm; presence at events, civic duties and other project work is also required. 

Before applying, there's a few things to remember:

  • You must be aged 12 - 25 to join the KBYC
  • You must live, work or study in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  • If you're over the age of 18 you must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) before joining the KBYC, the City can subsidise the cost for this if required. 
  • You must be PASSIONATE about supporting young people and COMMITTED to making
    Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for them to live!

If this sounds like you, apply below...


What are some of your interests and hobbies? What do you like to do in your spare time? Give us an idea of what makes you, YOU.

Are you involved with any other community or school based organisations in Kalgoorlie-Boulder? (For example Student Councils, Sport and Recreation Clubs, Community Groups or other Youth Groups)

Tell us why you would like to join the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council. What special skills and qualities could you bring to the group?

Tell us TWO issues that you feel are currently impacting local young people and what the KBYC can do to address these issues.

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Quick Links

Get Involved! Download:

Volunteer Application Form

Youth Council Application Form

Youth Council Mentor Program

Find out more

Ask for the City's Youth Development Officer!
Phone number: 9021 9600
Email address: mailbag@ckb.wa.gov.au
Facebook: CKByouth