Youth Council

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 The Youth Council is a Formal Advisory group that consists of 15 young people aged 15-25 who live, work, study or play within Nillumbik. The Youth Council will be responsible for the delivery of the Youth Strategy and Action Plan, which sets out the priorities and actions for young people to lead with the support of Council across their two-year term.

Join the Nillumbik Youth Council for 2023-2024

We are looking for young people to join the Nillumbik Youth Council!

Are you 15-25 years old? Are you passionate about your community and wanting to represent the views, ideas and needs of young people in Nillumbik?

The Nillumbik Youth Council will:

  • Develop local initiatives and projects for young people
  • Act as a peak advisory group to Council, advocating for opportunities, barriers and issues impacting on young people in Nillumbik
  • Provide advice to Council about how these issues can be addressed 

All Applications are welcomed.

Young people who are Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander, other First Nations, living in rural Nillumbik, LGBTIQA+, gender diverse, people with a disability, chronic illness and/or mental illness, carers, people experiencing or have experience financial insecurity and culturally and linguistically diverse young people are encouraged to apply. If you have any specific requirements to participate, please contact us directly.

A dedicated position within the Committee will be reserved for a First Nations young person. 

Youth Council members must be aged 15-25 years of age and live, work, study, volunteer or play in Nillumbik and be available from 4-6pm on the first Monday of every month to meet in person at Council Offices in Greensborough. 

Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday 12 February 2023.

Apply today!

If you need any support or assistance with your application, or require a video application or any accessibility needs please reach out by emailing or contacting Nicola Clutton, Team Leader of Youth Development via phone or text on 0428 577 464 

For further information on the Nillumbik Youth Council applications process please view our Youth Council Information Pack(PDF, 353KB), and for further information on the requirements of a Youth Council member please view our Nillumbik Youth Council Terms of Reference. (PDF, 460KB)


Youth Council Members 2022 - 2023:

Joseph Bowman, Martina Charalambous, Niamh Coffey, Bailey Cumming, Orianna Edmonds, Ava Grzechnik, Kirra Imbriano, Brianne Keogh, Maali Kerta-Rice, Maverick Knight, Jack Linehan, Indiana Sandwell, Fieke van der Kamp, Lachlan Wadsworth, Rhys Warrillow.

2022 Youth Council Mayor and Deputy Mayor 

Youth Mayor: Brianne Keogh

Youth Deputy Mayor: Kirra Imbriano



Youth Council Formal Advisory Meeting Dates 2023: 

Formal Advisory Meeting 1: Monday 3 April 2023 

Formal Advisory Meeting 2: Monday 1 May 2023 

Formal Advisory Meeting 3: Monday 5 June 2023

Formal Advisory Meeting 4: Monday 3 July 2023 

Formal Advisory Meeting 5: Monday 7 August 2023

Formal Advisory Meeting 6: Monday 4 September 2023

Formal Advisory Meeting 7: Monday 2 October 2023

Formal Advisory Meeting 8: Monday 6 November 2023

Formal Advisory Meeting 9: Monday 4 December 2023


For more information on the Youth Council, please reach out by emailing or contacting Nicola Clutton, Team Leader of Youth Development on 9433 3156.