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Youth Council

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Youth Council

Archived page

This page contains information about a former committee that was dissolved with the merger of Marrickville Council into Inner West Council on 12 May 2016.

Visit the Inner West Council website for information about the newly formed Strategic Reference Groups, which serve a similar role to the former Marrickville Council advisory and consultative committees.

Council established a Youth Council in December 1996 to provide an opportunity for young people in the Marrickville area to express their views on, and contribute to the development of the local community.

The objectives of the Marrickville Youth Council are to:

  • ensure that young people in the Marrickville area are able to express their views on issues affecting them and the local area.
  • develop an appreciation within the community of young people, their contribution to the local area and the issues concerning them.
  • provide advice to Council on the needs of and issues affecting young people.

The Youth Council undertakes a number of activities including:

  • organise Youth Week activities;
  • developing other initiatives including youth events and advocating on issues of  concern to local young people;
  • contributing to the development and conduct of Marrickville Council's Youth Services and other relevant Council events and initiatives.

The Youth Council Guidelines are available here:

Join the Youth Council

If you wish to apply to join the Youth Council, please print out this application form:

Marrickville Youth Council meeting dates in 2015

Marrickville Youth Council meetings are held at the Marrickville Town Hall, corner Marrickville and Petersham Roads, from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 3 February
  • Tuesday 10 March
  • Youth Week: 10 April to 19 April
  • Tuesday 5 May
  • Tuesday 7 July
  • Tuesday 1 September
  • Tuesday 10 November