Youth Week

Youth Week

National Youth Week is held in April each year.  It is the largest celebration of young people in Australia. Thousands of young people aged 12–25 from across Australia get involved each year. 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
  • showcase their talents
  • celebrate their contribution to the community
  • take part in competitions
  • have fun!

To find out more about activities in Liverpool, contact Derek Tweed, Council's Community Development Worker (Youth) on 9821 7753 or email

To find out more about national events, head to the National Youth Week website at

Liverpool Council is calling on young people in the community to get involved in a fantastic range of events on offer for Youth Week 2016.

Liverpool’s Youth Week events are held as part of National Week to celebrate the theme: ‘It starts with us’. Youth Week runs from April 8 to 17 and is the largest celebration of young people aged 12-25 years in Australia.

Youth Week: Street Legacy VI Youth Week:Borrowed Wall Art Project
Youth Week:The Amazing Race Liverpool Youth Week:A Place at the Table

Join us at the table as we share with you a cultural feast spanning food, stories, poems and performances across 10 different cultures. The 10 courses of international food will be supplied by local businesses.

Council has partnered with a number of local organisations to run the 2016 Youth Week events, including Liverpool Youth Council, The Street University, Liverpool, Headspace Liverpool, The Junction Works, South West Connect, Cucina 105, Street University, Green Valley Police, Liverpool PCYC, Westside Youth Centre, UpFront Youth, Anglicare/Reconnect, SWYPE Mission Australia, CPAC Youth and Taste Food Tours.

For more information, contact Derek Tweed, Council’s Community Development Worker (Youth) on 9821 7753 or

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