Frankston Youth Council
The Frankston Youth Council provides advice and suggestions to Frankston City Council on a range of issues and makes recommendations on services that may affect young people in the local community.
Frankston Youth Council organise the annual Frankston 'Stand for Change', an anti-bullying event that has reached thousands of young people for the last four successful years and counting.
Young people who participate in the Frankston Youth Council come from a range of different backgrounds and have many varied life experiences.
Be Part of a Change
Frankston Youth Council are currently looking for dedicated, passionate and hard-working young people to join the Youth Council Committee.
Criteria for applicants:
- Aged between 12-24 years old
- Living, working and / or studying within the Frankston Municipality (Frankston, Frankston South, Frankston North, Carrum Downs, Seaford, Langwarrin, Sandhurst, Skye)
Selection will take into account a fair balance of the following criteria:
- Employment / unemployment
- Cultural background
- Suburbs of the Frankston municipality represented
It is considered that Youth Council will consist of 20 members.
How to Apply
Closing date for applications is 8 February, 2019 (extended)
2018 Youth Mayor Gerard Felipe
Our current Youth Mayor is Gerard Felipe who is committed to addressing issues including youth disengagement, bullying and access to support.
We want your opinion!
In their role as youth representatives, Youth Council members also consult with other young people in the community to ensure the diversity of young people, opinions and interests are considered by Council.
If you have any great ideas or opinions, please contact the Youth Council.
Frankston Youth Central
60A Playne Street
P. 03 9768 1366