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Youth Collective Committee

What is the Youth Collective Committee?

The Youth Collective Committee (YCC) is an initiative that has been endorsed by the Elected Members within the City of Marion following recommendations from the 2019 Voice it! Youth Report. The vision for this group is for them to work with teams and departments across council on issues, topics and concerns that are important to all young people. The YCC will also engage in opportunities/projects that arise around the top issues affecting young people as identified in the 2019 Voice it! Youth Report, these areas include, mental health, the environment, arts and music, education and technology, safety, and youth specific events.

Who is eligible to apply?

If you’re a young person aged 12 - 25 living or connected to the City of Marion and passionate about local issues and want to make a difference to your community we encourage you to apply. The YCC is a volunteer opportunity open to all young people. If you need any support during the application process, please get in contact via

What opportunities will I gain by being a part of the YCC?

  • An opportunity to meet and connect with other like-minded young people
  • Have a voice on the issues that matter to you
  • Opportunities to upskill and receive training as we progress
  • Have input into your community
  • Attend council meetings and learn how local government works and makes decisions
  • The YCC will work in partnership with the South Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People in their Community Conversations Project.

Key dates

Applications open – 11 June 2021
Applications close – 11 July 2021