Haylee Bissett (she/her) – Brimbank Youth Community Recognition 2023

 In Celebrating Brimbank Young People, News

Brimbank Youth Services would like to acknowledge the positive contributions that local young people have made to the community.


Meet Haylee Bissett!

Tell us three things about yourself

  1. I was a joint recipient of the Young Citizen of the Year Award, 2022 for the Brimbank area.
  2. I currently am an editor, producer and writer for The Bold Source magazine with Brimbank Youth Services.
  3. I have been doing volunteer work in and around Brimbank since 2018, so since I was 13 years old.

Describe your connection to Brimbank

I live, study and do a majority of my volunteering work in Brimbank.

Where is your favourite place in Brimbank?

I love the Sunshine Library.

What change would you like to see in the Brimbank Community?

I would love to see more youth programs being talked about and participated in.

Tell us about a personal achievement or accomplishment that you are proud of

I am proud to be a part of Brimbank and everything I have done in terms of volunteering work here. From where I started with YouthNow to where I am now at The Bold Source magazine.

What’s one piece of advice you have for other young people who would like to get more involved in the community?

Take advantage of  youth services, the people who work there truly work and care for you, your well-being and what you want to do! From first-aid training, to mental health services, to mentoring and job help. If you can think of it – they most likely can help you!

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