Julia is 19 years old and has lived in Bendigo her whole life. She is in her second year studying Early Childhood Education and Care at Bendigo TAFE and works as an Assistant Early Childhood Educator at a local Childcare Centre.
For two years now Julia has been an enthusiastic Youth Leader of her Local Youth Group, running fun and engaging activities for young people to get involved in.
Julia has always had a passion for leadership having been a part of Student Representative Councils, Youth Groups and other leadership groups within her school and local community. Julia is excited to have an opportunity to use her leadership skills and make an impact as a member of the Youth Council.
As a part of the Youth Council Julia will strive to be a strong voice of all youth in Bendigo as she believes a youthful perspective is very important within the City of Greater Bendigo. She will advocate for change that will positively impact on the youth of Bendigo both in the present and for the future youth of Bendigo.