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Bass Coast Shire Youth Advisory Council update - 25 November 2021
Council hears the young people's voice and supports the youth advisory council in their campaign.
The Bass Coast Youth Advisory Council met on Thursday, 25 November to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign.
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC for short) is a newly established advisory group of young people, and will consist of eight to twelve young people from the Bass Coast Shire aged 12 - 25 years who have received approval in the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) application process
Council to support the youth council
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members were joined by Bass Coast Councillors, including Mayor Cr Michael Whelan, Deputy Mayor Cr Leticia Laing, Cr Brett Tessari, Cr Les Larke and Cr David Rooks. The Youth Council members enjoyed having an opportunity to learn about the work that they do.
Councillors were also able to hear directly from the local young people about what life has been like in Bass Coast over the last 18 months and any issues they have been facing.
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The YAC consists of young people aged 12 to 25 from across Bass Coast. The group meet monthly throughout the year and participate in consultations, provide input to council and help direct the work of the YES Youth Hub.
There will be several vacant spots on the YAC in 2022, so follow Bass Coast Youth and the YES Youth Hub on Facebook or visit the youth advisory councilto keep up to date on how to apply.
For more information about the Youth Advisory Council please contact Council's Children and Youth Development Officer on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 or email email@example.com.
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