Youth Mayor Ryan Peterson
Youth Councillor Ryan Peterson is 24 years old, lives in Kennington and is studying a Bachelor of Planning at La Trobe University. Ryan has been a part of the Youth Council since its beginning, and previously being elected Youth Mayor in 2020, and Deputy Youth Mayor in 2021-2022. He was also elected 2022 Victorian Youth Premier.
A member of the LGBTQIA+ and neurodiverse communities, Ryan continues to push for support and representation for marginalised communities in Greater Bendigo. In his spare time, you might find Ryan drawing, gaming, performing in local theatre or working on one of his cars.