Youth Council Learning and Leadership Program 2020

Cardinia Shire Council is searching for 9 young people aged 16 to 21 years of age to take part in the Youth Council Learning and Leadership Program for 2020.

Now in its third year, the program gives participants the opportunity to get insight into local government as well as building their leadership skills.

Participants of the program will get the chance to: 

  • facilitate an election to elect a Chair and Deputy Chair
  • visit Parliament House
  • attend and run monthly meetings
  • debate against Councillors and Council Officers
  • attend local community events
  • be supported to develop and achieve group and individual goals for the year.

Participants are chosen for their: 
leadership qualities

  • desire to  help build a stronger local community 
  • interest in having a say on local issues that affect young people 
  • interest in local government.   

Applications for the 2020 Youth Council are currently open and can be made by submitting your application online.

Apply for the 2020 program

Contact us on 1800 4 YOUTH or