Brimbank Youth Services has had many media articles in local papers, and we make sure young people’s talents and leadership are shared with the community.
The Brimbank Youth Ambassadors hosted a mini-youth forum at Sunshine Library with the aim to provide a space for students from years 10-12 to have their questions answered about a range of topics related to life after Highschool. Download the article to read more.Download
St Albans resident and student Achol Kiir, 20, worked with Sudanese-born Australians to create a film exposing the way Sudanese young people are frequently portrayed in the media. Download article to read more.Download
Martha Metuisela was born and raised in Melbourne’s west. But her parents are from Tonga and she feels a strong connection to the island nation and its traditions.
It was due to the pull of her ancestors that Ms Metuisela co-founded a group called Westside Pasifika about a year ago. Download the article to read more.
Mehak Shiekh will apply to become one of Brimbank council’s first ever youth ambassadors. The Council has 15 positions available to young people aged 15-25 years. Ms Shiekh, 20, hopes to use the role as a platform to improve young peoples’ chances of securing a job, and increasing the number of young volunteers. Download the article to read more.Download
Tyna Gi hasn’t made her mind up yet, but she’s thinking she’ll serenade the judging panel with an Alicia Keys tune. Download the article to read more.Download
Youth ruled at Brimbank last week at a series of musical events to celebrate National Youth Week, organised and run by young residents. Download the article to read more.Download
Teenagers and young adults from Brimbank have spoken up. Between Tuesday and Thursday (January 19-21) a group of youths aged between 15 and 20 years old took part in the B-Confident program at the Visy Cares Hub in Sunshine. Download the article to read more.Download
A colourful mural aiming to deter vandals is ready to welcome people to St Albans. Download the article to read more.Download