Community grants

Youth. Commonwealth Bank’s Community Grants program is open for applications from organisations with a youth focus. The bank will award successful organisations payments of up to $10,000 each year for the next three years. Applications close on Friday March 31. To find out more visit

2 years ago

What’s important to YOUth?

Discussion. The future of Circular Head lies in the hands of its youth, and so it is that an upcoming forum will focus on what it is that they want. Open to students, youth in the workforce, youth workers and the wider community, the Y PLAN forum will help shape Circular Head Council’s Youth Policy …

4 years ago

Got ideas?

Vision. Seven Up Youth Centre needs a new look and feel, and it’s up to local youth to decide what that will be. Described as the ‘brain child’ of the young people of Circular Head, 7UP was formed following National Youth Week in 2009 when local youth suggested they would like a space of their …

4 years ago

Youth’s fun in the sun

Event. Around 500 students from Circular Head’s two secondary schools gathered at Smithton High’s Montagu Street campus on Friday to participate in Youth Fest 2015. Following regular classes in the morning, the sound of the midday bell kicked off two-and-a-half hours of games, live music and activities for a mass of excited 12 to 18-year-olds …

4 years ago

Combatting couch surfing

Shelter. Smithton’s Rural Health Tasmania has put their support behind an Australian campaign highlighting the importance of putting a roof over a young person’s head. An initiative of the National Youth Coalition for Housing, Youth Homelessness Awareness Day (April 15) began in 1990 in an effort to assist young people who don’t have a safe …

4 years ago

Ready to lead

CHYL. This year’s Circular Head Youth Leaders want two things: to support their fellow youth and to change community perceptions. Led by Circular Head Council youth and community services officer Jodie Saville, the group first came together for a bonding camp late last month. Choosing Stanley as the destination – both to support local businesses …

4 years ago

Art About Town

More than 40 entries ranging from sculptures to paintings adorned local shops for Circular Head Council’s youth art exhibition, Art About Town, culminating in a celebration of award winners at Time Out on Emmett last Wednesday. Art About Town winner ($200): Zalia Gorringe for her drawing, Aunt and Child. Encouragement award ($50): Hayley Fisher for …

4 years ago

Youth Awards now open

Nominate. Young Australians aged 12 to 25 are encouraged to nominate themselves or nominate a friend for the 2015 National Youth Awards. There are seven award categories: Youth Safety Award; Youth Courage Award; Youth Culture and Diversity Award; Youth Employment Award; Youth Health Award; Youth Leadership Award and Youth in Media Award. The awards are judged …

4 years ago

The Late Shift

Connections. The Late Shift is a time to connect with friends, meet new people, listen to music and unwind. Run by a group of young adults who volunteer their time, the monthly event is a meeting point for people from as far as Burnie, with up to 80 attending at times. Togari’s Jodi van Adrichem …

4 years ago
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