Moorabool Youth Expo

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Date: 
Wednesday, 17 July, 2019 - 09:00
Category: 
General
Town: 
Bacchus Marsh
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Moorabool YOUth Mental Health Matters Expo

Western Bulldogs player Tom Boyd will be guest speaker at the Moorabool Youth Action Group’s (YAG) youth expo in August.

The YAG group was successful in obtaining funding through the State Government’s “Pick My Project” initiative for YOUth Mental Health Matters in Moorabool.  The Youth Action Group provides opportunities for young people to have a say and advocate on issues that are important in Moorabool and comprises of dedicated young people aged between 12 and 25 who are supported by Moorabool Shire Council Youth Services Team.  The Youth Action group facilitate several youth events and forums each year as well as consulting with the Community on Youth issues.

YOUth Mental Health Matters in Moorabool is an expo to raise awareness and highlight the importance of good mental health for Moorabool young people and is an opportunity for young people to find out what is locally available to them. This event has been designed by young people for Moorabool young people aged 12 to 25 years. 

The importance of good mental health was identified as important to young people in Moorabool through consultation for the Youth Strategy 2018-2021 and previous youth forums.

The expo will be held on Friday 2 August 2019 at the Bacchus Marsh Town Hall from 1pm to 6pm. Young people aged 12-25 years are encouraged to attend. 

Tom Boyd will speak about 1.15pm.

“Congratulations to the Youth Action Group for their outstanding work on delivering this project, and we hope to get as many young people as possible to go along,” Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell said.

WHEN: Friday 2 August        

WHERE: Bacchus Marsh Town Hall, 207 Main Street Bacchus Marsh      

For more information on YOUth Mental Health Matters in Moorabool contact Moorabool Shire Council Youth Services on 53667100 or email youthservices@moorabool.vic.gov.au.

Last Updated:

Wednesday, 17 July, 2019 - 08:57