Youth Week

National Youth Week


Youth Week is on again from 16 - 24 April 2021! 

NSW Youth Week is the largest celebration for everyone aged between 12 to 24 years in NSW. Youth Week is held in April every year, with hundreds of activities and events to get involved in across the State.

National Youth Week celebrates young people and their contribution to their local communities. It is now the largest annual youth participation event in Australia. Youth Week is a week to celebrate young people and provide them with opportunities to express their views and act on issues that affect their lives.

City of Newcastle is offering grants of up to $1000 for organisations to run events during Youth Week 2021. To apply for funding please read the criteria in the Youth Week Grant Policy and fill out the form below.

Applications close Monday 1 February 2021.

Your details
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Selection Criteria
What is the proposed date of your event / activity?
Briefly describe your event/activity and how it meets the Youth Week objectives (Visit for more information on objectives).
How are you involving young people in the (a) planning (b) implementation and (c) evaluation of your event / activity?
How will you engage Newcastle Youth Council members in your event / activity?
How do you plan to market your event / activity?
Is the location publicly or privately owned? (if privately owned, the location needs to be publicly accessible at all times).
If not Council owned, do you have the owner’s permission? Please provide owners details and attach evidence of permission.
Is the applicant required to undertake Working With Children Checks? If yes, provide confirmation of the applicant’s compliance. If no, provide details explaining why the applicant is not required to undertake working with children checks.
Incorporated association:

Please confirm your organisation is an incorporated association or if this grant is auspiced by an incorporated organisation.
Grant Request
How much are you seeking from Council up to $1,000 (incl GST).
Project Planning
Task / item and steps to make your project happen Cost of items and where funding is coming from Estimated value of donated materials or services and who is providing (in-kind)
  Grant $ Other $ Council $ Other $
Ensure the event is carried out in accordance with the Youth Week Grant Policy and this application form, including obtaining all permissions and approvals required as well as ensuring the health and safety of all involved in the event. Please attach a Certificate of Currency as evidence of current Public Liability Insurance. Note City of Newcastle as an interested party on Certificate of Currency.