Young people in Brisbane | Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council is committed to working with young people, the community and other levels of government to ensure all young people who live, work, play and/or study in Brisbane are engaged, empowered, included and celebrated. Whether you're looking for free or low-cost rehearsal and meeting spaces, events curated for young people or other facilities and activities targeted at a younger audience, Council has something to offer. Find a skate park, get some help with homework at a library, check out Visible Ink in the Valley, apply for a grant for young artists and creatives or find something to do over the school holidays.

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Visible Ink in the Valley is Council's hub for young people offering free or low-cost rehearsal spaces, resources and events.


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Youth Strategy

Council's Strategy incorporates our vision for a city where young people are healthy, resilient, confident and actively contribute to a better Brisbane.

Visible Ink Youth Hub and other youth spaces

Visible Ink is Council's central hub for young people. Council also works in partnership with Mt Gravatt PCYC and Linx Youth Space, Wynnum.

Events for young people

Find free or low-cost activities for teens and young people including events at Visible Ink and the ever popular Active Parks and Chill Out programs.

The QUBE Effect

The QUBE Effect is Brisbane's contemporary music event for young people. 

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander program

Black Diamonds provides free/low-cost activities to young people living in Brisbane. Stylin' UP invovles schools, young people and performance.

LGBTIQ young people

Find resources, services and support for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex or those exploring their sexuality or gender identity.

Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

Year 10 students represent their school and community, give opinions about policies, services and programs that affect young people and share ideas. 

Programs for schools & young people

Find out about Council's programs for schools and young people, including Green Heart Schools and Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens educational programs.

Arts & culture

Find information on art in public places, our Creative Register, creative spaces, and our creative venues. Find out about busking in malls.

Brisbane Libraries

Library membership gives you access to books, databases, Ask a Librarian, Freegal Music, Zinio, Study Vibe, Homework Help, ibrary and much more. 

Grants & awards

Council has a range of awards, fellowships and programs to support young artists and creatives. 

Sport & leisure

Looking for things to do? Find Council sport and leisure facilities including skate parks, BMX tracks, pools, bikeways and more.