The City has implemented some changes to upcoming events and programs in response to WA Department of Health’s advice regarding COVID-19. As a result the below information may not be current. Follow the City's COVID-19 updates here.
Youth advisory council - Subi Voice of Youth (SVY)
The SVY is a group of people aged twelve to twenty-five, who are interested in issues facing young people in the local and broader community. SVY members are given opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in leadership, communication, public speaking, team work and civic affairs.
The SVY plan and organise events and initiatives for local young people, such as Halloween makeup workshops, quiz nights and music competitions. SVY members are also given opportunities to have their say on City projects and planning.
Virtual music competition now open
Presented by the SVY, Ampfest@home is a virtual music competition open to all young people in Perth aged 12 to 25. Simply submit your music online to be in the running to win over $1500 in prizes and record a live performance. Entries close 5pm Sunday 14 June.
Visit the Ampfest@home page to find out more.
Meet the SVY
Meet the SVY members and hear about thier experiences in this video series.
To learn more about what the SVY does, visit the SVY Facebook page.
Join the SVY
Applicationsto join the SVY can be made year round by completing the expression of interest form. To be eligible, applicants must be aged between twelve and twenty-five and live, work or study within the City of Subiaco.
Subi Voice of Youth - Member Position Description
Subi Voice of Youth - Expression of Interest Form
Youth Achievement Grants
Youth Achievement Grants provide young residents and school students aged twelve to twenty-five years with the financial support to actively participate in the community, and aim to assist personal and professional development of young people in the city.
Individuals may apply for grants to assist with costs associated with participating in an event, competition or community project. Find out more.
The City coordinates several youth participation awards throughout the year. Whatever your skills may be – education, community services or the arts – the city provides an avenue for your talents to be recognised. Our awards include:
Visit the individual award pages for further information.
In conjunction with Skateboarding WA, the city hosts various skate clinics throughout the year. All workshops are free (helmets and boards provided) and held at the Subiaco skate park at 450 Rokeby Road.
To find out when the next workshops are being held, check out the city's online events calendar.
Busk for free in Subiaco
Are you a young performer? Have a go at busking in Subiaco - it's free and open to all ages! Whether your're a musician or a puppeteer, you can apply for a free street entertainment permit for your chosen dates, times and locations.
Note, you must have parent or guardian permission if you are under the age of 18.
For further information on any of our youth programs, contact the Community Development Officer – Youth, Children & Families on 9237 9216 or email@example.com.