Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA

Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA

Former Minister for Housing; Fisheries; Veterans Issues; Asian Engagement

    Seeking enthusiastic young people for leadership opportunity

    5/09/2018 3:00 PM
    • Nominations open for Youth Week WA 2019 Ambassador and Deputy Ambassador 

    Western Australia is seeking two creative and enthusiastic young people, aged between 18 and 25 years, to lead Youth Week WA celebrations in April 2019.


    Youth Week WA gives young people an opportunity to have fun, have their say and be heard while celebrating the positive contributions young people make to the community.


    Youth Week 2019 will include workshops and music, art and sport activities across the State. Nominations are now open for the positions of Youth Week WA Ambassador and Deputy Ambassador. 


    The Youth Week Ambassador and Deputy Ambassador will work with the planning committee, Propel Youth Arts and the Department of Communities to promote, support and develop creative ideas to get more young people involved in activities during Youth Week.


    The appointees will also act as public spokespeople for Youth Week WA in the media and at events.


    More information and applications are available at http://www.communities.wa.gov.au


    Applications must be received by 4pm on Monday September 17, 2018.


    Comments attributed to Youth Minister Peter Tinley:


    "Youth Week WA presents a wonderful opportunity for young people to get involved in planning and implementing an exciting range of activities for young people all over WA.


    "Young people's involvement in developing these activities for their peers is at the very heart of Youth Week WA, which provides young people a platform to build skills, broaden their networks, try new things, speak out on important issues and, most importantly, have fun."


    Minister's office - 6552 5300