Tagged: Youth

Council to host Wingecarribee Youth Forum

October 26, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Candidate Information Seminars

Issues affecting the Shire’s youth will take centre stage at this year’s Wingecarribee Youth Forum to be held on Thursday 1 November at the Mittagong RSL Club. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the concept of the forum. “As adults it’s easy to get caught up in our everyday lives and dismiss...

Council supports children’s literacy development

April 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Southern Highlands families are invited to participate in a free community event promoting early literacy development in children. A community reading day will be held at Wingecarribee Family Support on Thursday 12 April. Paint the town REaD (PTTR) is a national charity that encourages reading, talking, singing and rhyming with children from the time they’re...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2018

April 10, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Youth Week

Southern Highlands youth are invited to celebrate unity through diversity for NSW Youth Week (NYW) from Friday 13 April to Sunday 22 April 2018. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for the Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved with Council and local...

Yarning Circle to tackle Ice use

October 3, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the Shire’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will host a ‘Yarning Circle’ to discuss the growing use of the illicit drug Ice. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams spoke about the concept. “A Yarning Circle is a forum for discussion where participants can openly talk, listen and share...

Skate comp to kick-off Youth Week celebrations

March 29, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Youth Week

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to launch this year’s local National Youth Week program with a Skate Competition at the Bowral Skate Park on Saturday 1 April. Run by Highlands Community Centre, the competition will start at 10am and will feature free giveaways, prizes, music and a barbeque lunch. Council’s official Youth Week program continues...