Office for Regional Youth
Creating opportunities for young people living in regional NSW
The Office for Regional Youth was established within the Department of Regional NSW to provide a whole-of-government approach to regional youth issues. The Office for Regional Youth ensures young people’s voices are heard and influence regional youth initiatives.
The Office for Regional Youth provides strategic policy advice and support to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, the Arts, and Regional Youth, the Hon. Ben Franklin, MLC.
The 2021 Regional Youth Taskforce.
The NSW Regional Youth Framework
Regional Youth Taskforce
The Regional Youth Taskforce is a channel for young people to bring issues and priorities to the Minister on behalf of their peers living in regional, rural and remote communities. Members are appointed each year with two representatives from each region of NSW outside greater Sydney.
Regional Youth Community Coordinator Initiative
Holiday Break program
The Holiday Break program provides funding for activities for young people across regional NSW, creating opportunities to connect, socialise, learn new skills and have fun during the school holidays.
The Regional Youth Radio program provides funding to deliver youth-led radio and podcasting initiatives enabling regional young people to to have a voice, and boost their connection and belonging to their communities.
Regional Gap Year
The Regional Gap Year website brings together useful information for young people thinking of working in regional NSW to access work, accommodation and travel opportunities.
If you would like more information about the Office for Regional Youth or the Regional Youth Taskforce, please email email@example.com.