Youth programs

Brisbane City Council is committed to delivering inclusive programs that make a difference for young people who live, work, play or study in Brisbane. These programs give young people the ability to have their voices heard, be involved in activities and events and celebrate their contribution to the community.

Council offers creative endeavours, school-based leadership initiatives and active and healthy programs that aim to engage, empower and celebrate young people.


Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (LMYAC) delegates act as representatives of their school and community, and are a voice for raising issues or sharing ideas that affect young people.


Student Environmental Leadership Network

Green Heart Schools' Student Environmental Leadership Network (SELN) students will be working to implement environmental behaviour change projects and build their school's environment group during 2018.



Young people can beat the school holiday boredom, make new friends and develop new skills by taking part in free or low-cost activities with our Chillout program.


Lord Mayor's Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships

The Lord Mayor's Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships supports young and emerging Brisbane artists and artsworkers aged between 17 and 30. Find out how you can apply. 


Youth Employability Program

The Youth Employability Program is one of the way’s Council is ensuring that the city attracts and retains skilled workers. This year the program features five genYOU Inspire events for Brisbane-based 17-25 year olds to help develop employment skills.