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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 Vernetta Perrett on 4976 6311 or email


Chance to sail on STS Young Endeavour 

The Youth Council has offered a young resident aged between 16 and 23 years of age the opportunity to undertake a 10 day trip aboard the national sail training ship, (STS) Young Endeavour in 2018.  

After the voyage the successful nominee will provide a report/overview of the program to Youth Council members and invited Councillors. 

Read more about the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme here



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

2018 Queensland Youth Week ran from Saturday 7th April to Friday 27th April.  

Mayor's Youth Breakfast

Each year, as part of the Gladstone Region's Youth Week activities, community members are asked to nominate young people aged 12-24 years to attend an invitation-only Mayor’s Youth Breakfast.  
Young residents are then recognised for their achievement or contribution and involvement in our community.
In 2018 the event was held on Friday 13th April 2018.

Gladstone Pop Con

Gladstone Pop Con and Cabaret 2018 was held on Saturday, May 12 at the Gladstone PCYC from 10am to 3pm. 

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.