Youth Council

Expressions of Interest are now open for the Youth Council - Click Here to Apply

 

The Tamworth Regional Youth Council are the representative body for young people in our region. They meet monthly to discuss relevant issues in our community.

Youth Council members act as an advisory committee and respond to inquiries from Council regarding specific youth issues in the Tamworth region.

 

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They identify key priorities for local youth and initiate projects to help address these issues. 

 

For more information, contact:

Katey Alwell,
Team Leader Youth Services
Phone: 02 6767 5748
Email: trc@tamworth.nsw.gov.au

2021/2023 Youth Council Members

Currently we have 20 members of the Youth Council, meet them below:

Abigail Clark 

Abigail Clark

Interests:
Culture, creative activities, being part of a team.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
My older brother Joseph Clark was involved in the previous Youth Council and has been encouraging me to also join. I would like to be part of a great team and work together to highlight youth issues in our community.

Andrew Macinas 

Andrew Macinas

Interests:
Leadership, music, sustainability, sport.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would like to be a good role model for younger students & help be a positive influence in the community.

Caitlin Blanch

Caitlin Blanch

Interests:
Advocacy, disability access and inclusion, supporting rural communities.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would like to be a member of the Tamworth Regional Youth Council because previously I have been able to advocate as a leader on wider platforms endeavouring to make change for my community, with a specific focus on minority groups. I believe that this opportunity would be a
great chance for me to aid in making choices that have a notable impact and it will allow me to interact with different members of our society.

 

Bronte Keenan 

Bronte Keenan

Interests:
Teaching, mental health awareness, climate change.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to be part of the Youth Council so that I can grow as a person and also give back to the community. I want the chance to create positive change in our community and help the community grow. I want to learn new skills and to
be a part of a team.

Charlee Marshall

Charlee Marshall

Interests:
Youth connection, public speaking, community consultation, mentoring.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would like to continue to be a part of the Youth Council because I am passionate about helping in the community. I believe that the Youth Council is an outstanding platform to express your ideas and thoughts on how to improve connectiveness within our community. I work well in a team
environment and I am also hardworking, respectful and kind towards others. I would also like to continue with Youth Council because I am interested in pursing a career in leadership/politics.

 

Caitlin Ferris 

Caitlin Ferris

Interests:
Dance instructing, education, debating, creative activities.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would love to represent the Youth of the Tamworth Region and do my best to make positive changes that the young people in our region can benefit from. I'm passionate about making a difference in our community and trying new
things. Being a leader is important to me. Being a representative for the Youth in Tamworth and expressing their views and opinions would be very rewarding.

Chloe-Lee Opie 

Chloe-Lee Opie (Secretary)

Interests:
Education for disadvantaged youth, equality, youth connection.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would like to be part of the Tamworth Regional Youth Council because I believe it would assist my goals of wanting to make a difference. I want to join a group of people that have the same goals that I have and hopefully make some new friends and connections.

Eli Lambert 

Eli Lambert

Interests:
Policy making, creative activities, minority group representation and inclusion.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I need to be creating the change I want to see in the world and I think this is the first step to being able to enact positive changes in my world.

Elle Woods 

Elle Woods

Interests:
Volunteering roles, team work, public speaking, sport.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I enjoy working collaboratively as part of a team and discussing my ideas with others. I have been a part of various leadership groups during my schooling and hope to extend my involvement to make a difference in the broader community. I would love to be a voice for my fellow peers, while developing new skills and meeting new people.

 Isla Farr

Isla Farr

Interests:
Education, disability access and inclusion, leadership, mentoring.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
As someone who has worked on the Tamworth Youth Council for 2020-2021, I would like to continue what I have been doing with the Council and to continue advocating for the youth in Tamworth. I have really enjoyed working with the Council and have found my previous role to be rewarding in the experience I have gained and the connections I have made with others in the community.

 

 Lachlan Power

Lachlan Power

Interests:
Leadership, mentoring, indigenous culture.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I would like to meet new people and learn new things. I am part of the Gomeroi Culture Academy and I want to help my peers achieve in life.

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 


 

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