Southern Youth Advisory Groups

CREATE Foundation

The CREATE Foundation represents the voices of children and young people with an out-of-home care experience; this includes kinship care, foster care and residential care. Young people can have fun, learn new skills, make new friends, be heard and contribute to positive changes within the care system.

Meeting date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Contact person: Coordinator
Email: tasmania@create.org.au
Phone: 6223 7749

Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT)

D’FAT’s primary role is to advise the Derwent Valley Council on youth issues and concerns, and develop activities and projects for young people. The group consist of young people aged between 12-25 years.

Meeting date: Monthly on a Thursday 
Time: 7pm
Location: The Salvation Army, Derwent Valley Corps, 79 Hamilton Road New Norfolk
Contact person: Matt Hill, Youth Development Officer
Email: facilitator@dfat.com.au
Mobile: 0459 096 003

Glenorchy Youth Task Force (GYTF)

The Glenorchy Youth Task Force is involved with issues that affect young people in the community. GYTF is also involved with a number of different programs, activities and events.

Meeting date: Every second Tuesday
Time: 4.15pm-5.30pm
Location: Glenorchy City Council
Contact person: Willie Joseph, Youth Participation Officer
Email: gccmail@gcc.tas.gov.au
Phone: 03 6216 6309

Migrant TAS Youth Advisory Group (MYAN)

The Migrant TAS Youth Advisory Group consists of young people who advocate for positive changes in the lives of young migrant and refugee people across Tasmania. The group consists of people from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences.

Meeting date: TBA
Time: Contact the Youth Advisory Officer
Location: Contact the Youth Advisory Officer
Contact person: Youth Advisory Officer
Email: youth@mrctas.org.au
Phone: 6221 0999

headspace Hobart Youth Reference Group (YRG)

The headspace Hobart YRG provides a forum for young people aged 16-25 years to exchange ideas and resources and assist headspace Hobart with a range of consultation and decision-making activities.

Meeting date: Every second Tuesday
Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Location: Contact the Community Health Educator
Contact person: Shelagh Curtain, Community Health Educator
Email: shelagh@thelink.org.au
Phone: 6231 2927

Huon Valley Council Youth Committee

The Huon Valley Council Youth Committee promotes a youth perspective for Huon Valley projects and programs by acting as a voice for young people between the ages of 12-25 years. Committee members have the opportunity to advise on and participate in youth driven projects.

Meeting date: Monthly, on a Monday
Time: 6pm-7pm
Location: Huonville Council Chambers
Contact person: Youth Development Officer
Email: abarrington@huonvalley.tas.gov.au
Phone: 6264 0328

Youth Action Kingborough (YAK)

YAK consists of young people aged 14-20 years and its primary role is to act as an advocate on issues affecting youth. YAK also plays an important role in organising events and supporting the community, as well as providing the opportunity to meet other young people.

Meeting date: Once a month (after school hours)
Time: Contact the Youth Development Officer
Location: Contact the Youth Development Officer
Contact person: Youth Development Officer
Email: sjohns@kingborough.tas.gov.au
Phone: 6211 8200

Youth Network Advisory Group (YNAG)

YNAG works with Clarence City Council to help run events and making sure the youth of the city have a voice. The group members are aged between 12-25 years.

Meeting date: Every second Tuesday (during school term)
Time: 5pm-6pm
Location: Clarence Council Office
Contact person: Curtis Knox, Youth Development Officer
Email: cknox@ccc.tas.gov.au
Mobile: 0400 610 794
Phone: 6247 1230

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