Are you a young person with a passionate social or environmental cause you want to explore through art-making?
Organisers of the Young Environment Protectors (YEP) high school art competition say that like many projects, their timing has been changed by the pandemic, but, they are forging ahead.
The conversation for young people has moved on from ‘Is climate change real?’ or ‘How do we slow or stop the impacts of climate change?’, to ‘How do we adapt?’.
Young people on the Northern Rivers who have a point to make, have taken a photo or created artwork, or have a question to ask are being sought...
Lismore Headspace receives $10,000 as it is nominated a recipient of the Byron Bay Lighthouse Run’s support for the next five years.
The Northern NSW government has announced the winners of their Youth Health and Wellbeing Grants.
Young people who live in Byron Bay and surrounding towns lack one of the most important health services: mental health assistance.
Two Byron Bay men, who were teenage school leavers when a brief ruckus broke out in Apex Park on the night of January 20 last year, have received good behaviour bonds after being convicted in Byron Bay local court last week of assaulting police officers.
Teenagers get a bad rap in the media – self-absorbed, argumentative, lazy, withdrawn, social media obsessed, irresponsible – but I’m here to tell you, as a young person, that the kids are alright.
Ever thought about the long-term future of the Northern Rivers and how you can help it to be a better place to live for all?
The Buttery has received $257,000 to assist young people aged 10 to 19 with drug and alcohol problems to help them get earlier access to treatment.
The first meeting of the 2018 Tweed Shire Youth Council has highlighted youth homelessness and mental health as issues that need to be tackled.
One Vision Productions, who work with the youth of the Byron Shire and beyond, recently set up a Creative Hub as a permanent base in the Byron Arts and Industry Estate and have begun a crowdfunding campaign to fund it.
Byron Bay’s One Vision Productions has just completed a powerful music video clip with indigenous students from Kingscliff High School that has gone viral.
Youth movie nights are starting up on the first Friday of the month at the South Golden Beach Community Centre.
Byron Youth Theatre (BYT) has announced it is going to hold the region’s first formal especially for young people who identify as LGBTIAQ+ and their friends, who are eager for opportunities to socialise and celebrate with each other.
Tony Campbell, Mullumbimby. Being an old fart and having this thought bubble appear in my mind, I seem to see a distinct lack of consideration for the youth of Byron shire in the current council campaign.
Carolyn Bryant, Program Manager, Youth Frontiers, Tweed and Ballina Electorates. The NSW Government-sponsored Youth Frontiers Program held in the Ballina Electorate will hold its final showcase on Monday November 9 at Ballina RSL commencing at 4.00pm.
Byron Shire Council has awarded a total of $10,000 in youth activities grant this week. It may be small beer but in an environment of funding cuts by federal and state governments every little bit helps.
Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner. More than half a million young people could need emergency assistance to pay for food and shelter because of the proposed changes to unemployment benefits for those under 30.
Ill health of the organiser and a clash of commitments for some of the judges has forced the postponement of one of the region's best respected youth music competitions.
A speaker at a two-day free sexual health conference for north coast young people and their parents to be held during Youth Week believes parents still put teen sexuality in the too-hard basket.