National Youth Week coming up, to be held from Friday March 31st through to Sunday April 9th – and Wellington Shire’s Youth Council is excited to be bringing young people from the area together to celebrate their talents, accomplishments and contributions to their local communities.

Some of the events planned are film making workshops, hip-hop dance classes and graffiti workshops. The youth council encourages all young people from 12 to 25 express their interest in attending or organising an event.

Anyone with an idea or event in mind that they would like to stage during National Youth Week, can email, youthcouncil@wellington.vic.gov.au or call the youth liaison co-coordinator on 1300 366 244. If you are in the East Gippsland Shire, then contact the Youth Liaison Officer at the Shire Council, Carla Hall to find out how you can contribute.