Young People of Port Stephens - Have your say!

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Port Stephens Youth Plan

2020-2022

Young people of Port Stephens, we need your help to create a new youth plan.

Your input will help us better understand what young people think is important to their future.

How can I get involved?

1. Do a survey
Share your thoughts about what young people think is important please complete the online survey.

2. Enter our photo mapping competition

Take a photo which represents one of the six themes from the proposed Port Stephens Youth Plan: Including us; Somewhere to live; Living green; Happy and healthy; Feeling safe; Skilled and ready.

Map your photo to the location and tell us your story. See instructions below.

You can win a $50 visa card voucher for the photo which will be voted the best for each theme (total available $300).

This photo mapping competition is open until 31 October 2019 so start snapping and pinning!

Themes

Including us

This theme is focused on young people's participation in community at any level.
Somewhere to liveThis theme is focused on young people having a place to live that is affordable.
Living greenThis theme is focused on young people's interest in a sustainable future and the natural environment.
Happy and healthy
This theme is focused on young people's mental and physical wellbeing.
Feeling safeThis theme is focused on young people feeling safe in the community they live, particularly in public spaces.
Skilled and readyThis theme is focused on young people having access to education, training and employment opportunities.


Port Stephens Youth Plan

2020-2022

Young people of Port Stephens, we need your help to create a new youth plan.

Your input will help us better understand what young people think is important to their future.

How can I get involved?

1. Do a survey
Share your thoughts about what young people think is important please complete the online survey.

2. Enter our photo mapping competition

Take a photo which represents one of the six themes from the proposed Port Stephens Youth Plan: Including us; Somewhere to live; Living green; Happy and healthy; Feeling safe; Skilled and ready.

Map your photo to the location and tell us your story. See instructions below.

You can win a $50 visa card voucher for the photo which will be voted the best for each theme (total available $300).

This photo mapping competition is open until 31 October 2019 so start snapping and pinning!

Themes

Including us

This theme is focused on young people's participation in community at any level.
Somewhere to liveThis theme is focused on young people having a place to live that is affordable.
Living greenThis theme is focused on young people's interest in a sustainable future and the natural environment.
Happy and healthy
This theme is focused on young people's mental and physical wellbeing.
Feeling safeThis theme is focused on young people feeling safe in the community they live, particularly in public spaces.
Skilled and readyThis theme is focused on young people having access to education, training and employment opportunities.


  • The Community Development and Engagement Team at Port Stephens Council in partnership with members of the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP), are developing the Port Stephens Youth Plan 2020 -2022. This will plan will build on the achievements of the inaugural Port Stephens Youth Strategy 2015-2018 and provide a road map for Council to best support young people living in Port Stephens within its capacity and operational goals.

    It is envisaged that a draft plan be prepared and submitted to Council for endorsement in early 2020 with a goal to launch the Port Stephens Youth Plan 2020-2022

    The Community Development and Engagement Team at Port Stephens Council in partnership with members of the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP), are developing the Port Stephens Youth Plan 2020 -2022. This will plan will build on the achievements of the inaugural Port Stephens Youth Strategy 2015-2018 and provide a road map for Council to best support young people living in Port Stephens within its capacity and operational goals.

    It is envisaged that a draft plan be prepared and submitted to Council for endorsement in early 2020 with a goal to launch the Port Stephens Youth Plan 2020-2022 during Youth Week 2020 (April).

    Council and YAP are currently seeking feedback from local young people that will help shape the future draft plan. Your participation in this process would be greatly appreciated.


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