Northern Youth Advisory Groups

City of Launceston Youth Advisory Group (YAG)

YAG is made up of young people aged 12-25 years and its primary role is to act as a consultative and communicative link between Launceston City Council and young people. YAG also plays a vital role in informing and advising the broader community about matters that affect them.

Meeting date: Every second Thursday (during school term)
Time: 4pm-5pm
Location: City Of Launceston, Town Hall
Contact person: Dana Lester, Youth Development Officer
Email: dana.lester@launceston.tas.gov.au
Mobile: 0437 173 489
Phone: 6323 3219

West Tamar Youth Advisory Council (YAC)

YAC is a team of young people, aged 12-25 years, working with the West Tamar Council influencing future thinking and strategies, in exciting and creative ways for the community. YAC are a voice for young people in the community and are involved with things such as organising events and activities in the West Tamar, engagement with the wider-community and offering advice from a young person’s perspective.

Meeting date: Second Tuesday of every month and 1-2 times a month for focus group meetings
Time: Contact the Community Wellbeing Officer
Location: Contact the Community Wellbeing Officer
Contact person: Andrew Beeston, Youth Development Officer
Email: andrew.beeston@wtc.tas.gov.au
Phone: 6323 9206

Meander Valley Council Youth Liaison Group

The Meander Valley Council Youth Liaison Group consists of people aged between 12-25 years. The group meets to discuss ideas for the community that can be shared with Councillors at Council workshops.

Meeting date: Periodically
Time: TBA
Location: Please Contact Vicki Jordan
Contact person: Vicki Jordan
Email: vicki.jordan@mvc.tas.gov.au
Mobile: 0400 155 690

headspace Advisory Reference Team (HART)

headspace hART provides young people, aged 15-25 years, with the opportunity to be heard and to be active around youth mental health, and alcohol and other drug issues.

Meeting date: Monthly, on a Tuesday
Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Location: City Of Launceston, Headspace
Contact person: Alison Filgate, Community Liaison Officer
Email: afilgate@csys.com.au
Phone: 6335 3100

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