Council provides a range of events and programs for local young people aged between 12-24 years old. These include:
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Ashfield Youth are on Facebook. Get online to connect with other young folks and find out what's happening in Ashfield. Learn about workshops being offered, upcoming events and have a say.
The awards provide recognition for young people between the ages of 12 and 28 and are a chance to say thank you to young guns doing great work.
Winners from each of the categories win $ 2,000 and the ultimate winner, the NSW/ ACT Young Achiever of the Year, will receive a hand crafted glass trophy, a fantastic Thailand Accommodation Package thanks to Bartercard Australia and an Ipad thanks to NOVA 96.9. All participants will recieve a certificate of achievement.
The categories for the award are:
The AustralianSuper Careers Kick Start Award
The Santos Indigenous Achievement Awards
The Australian National University Science Leadership Award
The Coffee Club Arts & Fashion Award
The Bartercard Leadership & Innovation Award
The Who Printing Environment & Sustainability Award
The Freemasons of NSW & ACT Conmmunity Service Award
Nominations close Thursday 4th December 2014. For more information or to nominate a young achiever please contact the Awards office on 1300 735 445 or nominate online at http://www.awardaustralia.com/young-achiever-awards
Heads Up! is a program of FREE activities and workshop for 12 - 24 year olds who live, study or work in and around the Ashfield area. Activities coming up include art workshops, cooking, skating and film making.
FREE workshops every Wednesday from 4- 6 at DJ Gardens/ the Summer Hill skate park. Come down with your skate board, bike or scooter and hang out with other skaters. There are mini comps, prizes up for grabs and you can learn new tricks from some of our experts. Get out of the house and we'll meet you there!
Call 9716 1843
Are you creative? Do you want to win up to $500?
Are you aged between 12 and 24 years old?
Create an artwork or short film exploring Sacrificies made by Australians in war, conflict and peacemaking. Your artwork must also explore the role played by women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, migrants or the impact of returning home on the troops.
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More Information: For more information download the conditions of entry or contact Council on Tel: (02) 9716 1800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: Entries close at 5pm, Friday 3 October 2014.
Are you a parent or carer who is teaching someone how to drive? Come along to this free workshop to learn all the simple steps on how to teach a learner driver. The workshop cover the laws and limits for L and P Plate Holders, how to use the log book as well as tips and tricks on making lessons count. Because teaching some to drive can be a happy experience
Date: Thursday 13 November 2014 (SPACES STILL AVAILABLE)
Venue: Ashfield Civic Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield
Light refreshments will be provided.
This workshop is presented by the Roads and Maritime Services in partnership with Ashfield Council.
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