Youth Council

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

They also plan and organise a number of events for youth in the region.

Currently we have 17 members of the Youth Council, meet them below:

Photo of Ava Morris 

Ava Morris, 15

Peel High School

Interests:
Netball, rugby league and reading.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To try to inspire others to get involved in our community. 

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Avryl Gattenhof, 16

Tamworth High School

Interests:
Performing Arts, mental health and craft.

 Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I am passionate about trying to help young people in any way I can.

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Cali Nagle, 15

Calrossy Anglican School

Interests:
Music, creative writing and spending time with family and friends.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To represent young people in Tamworth and help our community.

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Callum Davies, 16

Calrossy Anglican School

Interests:
Hockey and maths.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To promote youth involvement in the community.

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Cameron Rake, 14

Australian Christian College Online School

Interests:
Sport, volunteering and Rural Fire Service.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to be able to help and support young people in Tamworth.

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Charlee Marshall, 16

Peel High School

Interests:
Netball, dance and textiles.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I am passionate about helping out where I can to make a difference.

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Georgia Lancsar, 16

McCarthy Catholic College

Interests:
Filmmaking, physical health and cooking.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to help create positive change and opportunities for young people in Tamworth.

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Isla Farr, 15

Oxley High School

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I am passionate about inclusion and accessibility for young people with disabilities, and I believeI could offer a great deal of insight on those matters from my personal experiences.

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Jacinta Jones, 17

Peel High School

Interests:
Singing and playing sports.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To experience being a leader for the community.

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Jakob Tait, 15

Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School

Interests:
Politics, gaming and rugby league.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
It is a great chance to get my voice heard and voice my opinions.

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Joseph Clark, 17

Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School

Interests:
Piano and studying medicine.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I am interested in meeting new people and taking on new opportunities.

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Lily Ausling, 16

Calrossy Anglican School

Interests:
Sport, music and literature work.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to give a voice to youth who aren't involved with the Youth Council.

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Mannat Uppal, 15

Calrossy Anglican School

Interests:
Debating, dancing and volunteer work in the community.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to help my community and develop leadership skills.

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Martha Smith, 17

McCarthy Catholic College

Interests:
I enjoy music in all forms and photography.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To try something new and put myself out into the community.

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Matilda Lewis, 17

McCarthy Catholic College

Interests:
Reading, cooking and helping others.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
To help others in a meaningful way and advocate for young people in Tamworth.

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Meg Watson, 15

Calrossy Anglican School

Interests:
Travel and hockey.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to help enjoyable experiences and opportunities for young people in Tamworth.

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Tahlia Barwick, 16

Calrossy Anglican School 

Interests:
Playing hockey, reading and spending time with friends.

Why did I become involved in the Youth Council?
I want to help create meaningful connections within our community.