Surf Coast Youth Awards 2017
Nominations are open for the Surf Coast Youth Awards 2017. The annual awards recognise the contributions and talent of Surf Coast people aged between 12 and 25. There are four categories:
- Community citizenship
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Council Chambers on Saturday 22 April.
Nominations for the awards close Monday 17 April at 5pm. Nominate now.
Good Times Great Breaks - A guide for school leavers, parents/guardians, and local residents
The Surf Coast Shire Youth Survey
- What are the top issues in Australia today?
- What is your number one personal concern?
- What does the Surf Coast most need for young people?
Find out how our young people answered these and other questions.
Surf Coast Youth logo
In 2016, the Surf Coast Youth Development Team ran a competition to find a new logo.
We had very talented young people with some amazing entries, and in the end we selected a logo designed by Momoko Fergusson.
Momo explains her logo: The ocean is a conventional icon to use in logos for coastal areas, it immediately lets the viewer link the organisation to the coast. I have also chosen to include a hawk's silhouette, because these animals represent many aspects of the Youth Development Team's values and purpose: guardianship, leadership, perspective, creativity and initiative. Furthermore, it relates back to the Coast's wildlife such as the Grey Goshawk and other native birds of prey. These components all reside within a circle to suggest unity and inclusiveness.
The Surf Coast Youth Network meets every two months to discuss and collaborate on issues relating to young people in our Shire. There is a broad representation on the network including schools, youth agencies, church groups, police, and youth workers.
If you are interested in attending the Surf Coast Youth Network please contact the Youth Team firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the mailing list. Youth Strategy Consultation will soon begin to develop the Shire's Youth Strategy. Stay tuned for more information.
If you need help and support regarding youth issues, the following links can be useful: