Support for Youth Week activities

Published: 10 Jul 2019

Council provided almost $9000 in support of Queensland Youth Week (3-14 April) activities through Community Grant funding.

The annual event celebrates the achievements, vitality, and strength of young people aged 12–25 years.

Recipients of Community Grant funding:

  • Tobruk Pool Party, organised by Headspace Cairns with funding provided for up to $2,912 for the hire of Tobruk Pool and its facilities.
  • Big Fish Cairns Young Innovators Weekend 2019, organised by YEP Enterprises with funding provided up to the value of $3,000.
  • 3 x 3 Street Hustle Basketball and Community Day, organised by PCYC with funding provided up to the value of $3,000.

Council also delivered the following activities to the community:

  • Youth Urban Art Exhibition at Manunda Library
  • Active Living activities: bouldering, beach volleyball, skateboarding
  • Minecraft Workshops @ The Tanks
  • Stop Motion Animation Workshops at Manunda Library
  • Potter and Pizza Quiz activity with Andy Jones at the City Library
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Last updated: 10 July 2019