Information for young people within the Northern Midlands.
Council works closely with all schools in the Northern Midlands area and values the future impact that our younger generations will have on our communities.
Council's Youth Officer works on a part time basis and can be contacted on 03 6397 7303.
For email enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
While there is no dedicated Youth Service located within the Northern Midlands there are services available to Northern Midlands youth within the Launceston region.
Provides online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.
The State Government is committed to improving the outcomes for all young people at risk in Tasmania, including those in greatest need that have come into contact with the statutory system (Child Safety or Youth Justice).
‘Youth at risk’ is a complex problem that requires collaborative intervention across government and non-government service sectors in order to identify risk and intervene earlier in the lives of vulnerable young people.
The Youth at Risk Strategy aligns and builds upon a number of reforms occurring across government including Strong Families, Safe Kids (Redesign of Child Safety Services), Safe Homes, Safe Families (the Family Violence Action Plan), Joined Up Human Services, Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Strategy and the Youth Suicide Prevention Plan.
To view the Tasmanian Governments Youth Matter and the Youth at Risk Strategy click here.
"Community programming that focuses on the strengths and successes already in the lives of
adolescent girls can be a powerful way of supporting and empowering them further."
- Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit 2015
The Free2b Girls Program is an early intervention approach to the personal
development and social inclusion of girls aged 10-15 in regional communities around
Australia. The program helps build self-belief and identity in teenage girls through
focusing on their creative capabilities, positive attributes and contributions to their local
Free2b Girls groups provide participants with positive experiences of themselves, other
women and their communities. Up to 15 girls are offered responsibility for a space
where they can develop their own agendas and activities within established boundaries
of safety, tolerance and respect. Groups run weekly for approx. 2 hrs and are assisted by
local volunteers trained in the Free2b approach to helping foster the girls’ interests,
passions and individual personalities.
Photos from past events within the Northern Midlands.
The Skate Park League competitions are community based grass-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together.
The Spirit of Tasmania Tour of Tasmania is an annual event that passes through the Northern Midlands.