Youth Advisory Collective

The Youth Advisory Collective is a volunteer group of young people aged 12-24 years who live, work or study in the City of Cockburn.

What is the Youth Advisory Collective?

The Youth Advisory Collective (YAC) brings young people together who want to develop themselves and make a different in their community. YAC is focused on empowering youth-led, youth-driven projects which give young people the ability to organise and lead projects that benefit their communities.

The Youth Advisory Collective helps organise events that engage young people around Cockburn, including Youth Noise, FROSH Festival and the Youth ANZAC Parade and Service. The YAC is also actively involved in the discussion and handling of Cockburn Youth Fund applications. The Youth Advisory Collective also build skills in team building, leadership and organising, and takes part in advocacy, meeting, regularly, with Cockburn Elected Members.

How do I join YAC?

If you are between 12 and 24 years old, and are interested in becoming a member of the Youth Advisory Collective, please complete the online

Youth Advisory Collective Application Form

Please note, if you are under 18 years of age, your parent or guardian will need to complete the consent section on the online form.

Once completed, The City will contact you regarding your application.

Youth Advisory Collective days and times

The Youth Advisory Collective meets from January to November. Meetings take place every second Wednesday during school terms from 5pm - 6pm at the Cockburn Youth Centre at 25 Wentworth Parade, Success.

More information and contact

For more information on the Youth Advisory Collective (YAC), contact the Youth Development Officer by email or by calling 08 9411 3882.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.