Newcastle Youth Council Committee

To guide the implementation of youth strategies for City of Newcastle and to raise awareness of youth issues.
 

Objectives and Responsibilities

The objective of the Committee is to seek to engage young people in Local Government and to provide advice to the City regarding youth issues in Newcastle’s LGA.

The responsibilities of the Committee are as follows:

  • Engage young people in Local Government
  • Raise awareness of youth issues
  • Allocate Youth Week grants as per Council's Youth Week Grant Policy
  • Assist the City to prepare applications for youth related grants
  • Guide implementation of the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan
  • Support the City in a manner that is consistent with our organisational values and decisions of Council.
Download the Newcastle Youth Council  Volunteer Position Description (doc)
 

Committee Charter

Download the  Committee Charter (pdf)

Meetings

Meetings are 2 hours from 5pm - 7pm, and are held at Newcastle Region Library, Laman Street. Light snacks are provided.
There is always an adult in attendance.
 

Membership

The Committee will be constituted by the following membership with voting rights:

  • At least one Councillor Member, to a maximum of three
  • Youth Members (up to fifteen in total) aged 15-25.
Membership applications are always welcomed. To apply to become a member please visit  Newcastle Youth Council


Current members

Newcastle Youth Council currently has 15 members.
 

Meeting Agendas

2019

 Meeting One Agenda - 13 February 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Two Agenda - 05 March 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Three Agenda - 17 April 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Four Agenda - 14 May 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Five Agenda - 12 June 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Six Agenda - 02 July 2019 (pdf)

2018

 Meeting One Agenda - 15 February 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Two Agenda - 14 March 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Three Agenda - 19 April 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Four Agenda - 16 May 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Five Agenda - 14 June 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Six Agenda - 18 July 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Seven Agenda - 16 August 2018 (pdf)


Meeting Minutes

2019

 Meeting One Minutes - 13 February 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Two Minutes - 05 March 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Three Minutes - 17 April 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Four Minutes - 14 May 2019 (pdf)
 Meeting Five Minutes - 12 June 2019 (pdf)

2018

 Meeting One Minutes - 15 February 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Two Minutes - 14 March 2018 (pdf) 
 Meeting Three Minutes - 19 April 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Four Minutes - 16 May 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Five Minutes - 14 June 2018 (pdf)
 Meeting Seven Minutes - 16 August 2018 (pdf)