Youth Advisory Group

The Shire of Mundaring's Youth Advisory Group is for young people aged 12-18 years who have an interest in being a voice for young people in the community. The Group, known as The Youth C.R.E.W. (TYC) currently meet once a fortnight at the Shire administration building. 

Purpose of the Youth Advisory Group

The purpose of the Group is to:

  • Represent the opinions and aspirations of young people at a local government level and advocate on their behalf.
  • Provide a means of communication and collaboration between young people and their families, community organisations focused on or wanting to engage with young people, the Shire and Council.
  • Work with the community to encourage and create youth participation and engagement opportunities.
  • Through Shire employees provide advice and recommendations to Council on issues affecting young people in the Shire of Mundaring.
  • Raise awareness and share information about the Shire of Mundaring's Youth Engagement Partnerships Fund and the activities it supports.
  • Assess applications to the Shire of Mundaring's Youth Engagement Partnerships Fund and through Shire employees, make recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer or Council.

Membership on the Youth Advisory Group

  • Membership is open to young people aged 12-18 years old who live in the Shire of Mundaring, attend an educational institution in the Shire of Mundaring, work in the Shire of Mundaring or participate in a Mundaring based organisation.  
  • Membership is by the initial attendance of one Group meeting and then the completion of a volunteer agreement form made available by the Shire of Mundaring.
  • Membership is ongoing with an annual review in February. The annual  review will occur at the same time for all members regardless of the date of acquiring membership.
  • The Group will be restricted to up to 15 members who are required to uphold the purpose of the group and provide impartial advice.
  • Members may seek a leave of absence for periods extending  beyond two meetings.

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