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Gladstone Region Youth Council

Gladstone Region Youth Council acts as a formal advisory committee to Council on youth related matters within the Gladstone Region.

Members are aged between 15 and 24 years and reside in the Gladstone Region.

Members serve an initial one-year term and can seek re-appointment for a subsequent term.

External organisations are able to consult with youth council members and gain feedback on youth related topics that could provide capacity building opportunities within their organisation and the community.

Nominations are now open - refer to the Nomination Form for further details

Get in contact with the Gladstone Region Youth Council by phoning 4970 0700 or email



SUNfest is the region's premier youth holiday program, full of fun and exciting activities for youths (aged 11 to 17 years). The program is held in January each year.


Queensland Youth Week

2019 Queensland Youth Week Wednesday 3rd April to Sunday 14th April.  


Mayor's Youth Breakfast

Each year, as part of the Gladstone Region's Youth Week activities, community members are asked to identify and recognise the special efforts of our region’s younger residents for their achievements and contributions to the community aged between 12 and 24 years.
The nominees will receive an invitation to the Mayor’s Youth Breakfast on Friday, April 5 as part of 2019 Youth Week Celebrations.
Youth may be acknowledged for accomplishments including sporting, cultural, employment or academic achievements, or for their involvement in volunteering, mentoring or fundraising.

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Mayor's Youth Breakfast to be held on Friday 5 April 2019. Download a copy of the nomination form. Nominations close Friday 1 March 2019. Forms can be returned via email to

Gladstone Pop Con

Gladstone Pop Con date for 2019 announced: Saturday 2 November 2019


School holiday activities

Gladstone Regional Libraries, the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum and Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens often host school holiday activities for youths and families.

If your organisation is hosting events or activities for youths during school holidays, we're happy to assist with promoting the event. To arrange, please contact Council's Youth Development team located at the Community Advisory Service.