The City of Bunbury offers a range of opportunities for young people through safe, inclusive and supervised programs and events. By encouraging young people to contribute to the growth of the Bunbury Geographe region, we can create an inclusive and welcoming community for all.

To find out more, email or call 9792 7000.

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) 

Vision: Celebrating and advocating young people and their communities.

Mission: We challenge expectations and assumptions, activate places and spaces, and empower young people to have a voice.

Youth Precinct Community Engagement and Concept Design

The City has awarded Playce with the contract for the Youth Precinct Concept Design and Community Engagement. Playce are an award-winning company that specialises in creating fun and inclusive spaces for people of all ages, boasting a long list of unique skateparks, play spaces and youth precincts that they have designed and delivered across Australia.

Myles Junior Sport Star of the Year Award

Nominations are now open for the  Myles Junior Sports Star of the Year Award. 

Please download a nomination form here.

Completed nomination forms are to be submitted along with any additional information no later than 5pm Friday 21st September 2019

If you have any questions please contact Katie Merwood on 9792 7021.

The Shift Festival- Presented by Drug Aware​

The Shift Festival is an annual youth festival held  during National Youth Week. The Shift Festival is a platform where the whole community can celebrate young people and their valuable contributions to our community. The festival continues to grow each year not only as a fantastic event for the whole community, but also to continue developing youth engagement in the Greater Bunbury region. 

Shift Design Competition - Apply Now

Young people interested in graphic design are being called upon to help design the Shift Youth Festival’s logo. The competition is open to 11-25 year olds who have an eye for design and keen to develop their skill. The winning entry will receive $200 from the City and the opportunity to further assist in the development of design concepts for the event.

Submissions are due 31 December 2019. Download the Entry Form and Terms and Conditions here.​

Two workshops that focus on design skills which will assist artists in their entry will be held on Saturday 9 November and 30 November at BRAG from 10am-4pm. Tickets are $30 and can purchased via Eventbrite. Click here​ to book tickets


Unleashed is a school holiday program that focuses on skill development for Bunbury young people aged 10 to 17 years of age. The City of Bunbury works in partnership with local facilitators to deliver experiences which promote learning and engagement across multiple areas of interest. Each school holiday period will offer a range of activities that target specific skills and interests, providing participants the opportunity to have fun while developing new skills.

Activities will be run on Monday and Wednesdays during the school holidays. Check out the Unleashed page here for upcoming dates and details.

Want to find out more?

Like the Bunbury Youth Advisory Council on Facebook and follow us on Instragram @bunburyyouth to keep updated with events and activities for youth in the Bunbury region. 

Email the community development team or phone 9792 7000.​