On Friday the 24th of November, Greater Bendigo hosted its ‘16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ launch. Deputy Youth Mayor Lilly Correll and Youth Councillor Abby Patten had the honour of MCing the event together.
The YO Bendigo Staff have finally put their feet up after we celebrated a mammoth month of activities, events, and workshops in the spirit of Youth Fest, a month-long celebration across Victoria highlighting the contributions and achievements of young people within their community.
As part of Youth Fest the Youth Council invited any young person interested in joining the Youth Council to come along to one of their meetings so that they could experience what it might be like to be a Youth Councillor
On Saturday 16 September, City of Greater Bendigo Intercultural Ambassadors and Youth Councillors came together to participate in Step Up training facilitated by Natalie Walker from the Victorian Local Government Association (VLGA).