The 2013 Global Youth Index ranked Australia in the top position for youth participation in politics. Young Australians are increasingly likely to be engaged with their community and related causes through non-traditional means with a heavy emphasis on online activism.
Currently there are limited opportunities for young people to participate in local government processes and decision-making. The voice of young people is not heard in the City. It should be.
Young people are critical stakeholders in the future development of our City. It is critical that we meet their expectations and needs through the smart use of technology and a more open and authentic approach to community consultation.
Read the full youth action plan: Youth Action Plan
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