Regional Youth

Initiatives to improve lifestyles and outcomes of young people living in regional NSW.

Girls chatting in a cafe

The Regional Youth Taskforce connects young people from regional NSW with their community and engages them on issues including getting a job, mental health and public transport.

Young people enjoying each others company in a sunny rural setting
There's plenty of free fun to be had across the regions these summer holidays.
A group of school students in uniform smiling.

Financial support for regional high schools to host events where former students are invited to speak to current students about life after school.

Three girls sitting on the grass smiling and talking

This program is aimed at improving the lives and wellbeing of young people in regional areas, in line with identified areas of need in regional NSW.

Camping on beach
Discover new places, make new friends, learn new skills, create memories that will last a lifetime – and get paid – by embarking on a Regional NSW Gap Year.
teenage discussion group
Regional youth and communities will receive support through the Youth Community Coordinator and Children and Young People Wellbeing Initiatives.
Two young people wearing headphones and using a microphone to record a podcast.

Up to $100,00 in funding is available to eligible applicants to deliver youth-led radio and podcasting initiatives.

Young Caucasian asian boy ready for first day of school

Improving access to programs and resources to help young people recover, build resilience, strengthen community networks and improve mental health and wellbeing.

Three young people with their arms raised facing away from the camera looking towards sunrise

Investment priorities for regional youth.

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