City of Subiaco - For youth
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For youth

The City of Subiaco develops projects with and for young people in response to the needs and interests of our community. 


Subi Voice of Youth (SVY)

SVY-Harry-Potter.jpgThe 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.

The SVY meet every two months on Wednesday evenings. To learn more about what the SVY do, visit the SVY Facebook page.

The SVY is always looking for motivated young people who want to make a positive contribution to the community. Applications can be made year round by completing the expression of interest form. To be eligible to join 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 

For further information contact the Community Development Officer – Youth, Children & Families on 9237 9216 or

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Youth Achievement Grants provide young residents 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. Applications will be accepted all year round, however retrospective applications will not qualify.

For more information visit the Youth Achievement Grants page.


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.

Skate workshops

In conjunction with Skateboarding WA (SBWA), 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.

For more information, check out the city's online events calendar.

Busk in Subiaco

busk.PNGAre 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, simply apply online 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. 

Visit the busking and street entertainment page on the City's website for details and to apply.