Thursday, 30 March 2017

Young people in Mandurah are encouraged to get involved in a range of fun activities as part of the City of Mandurah’s 2017 National Youth Week program, which kicks off tomorrow.

From March 31 to April 9, a huge bill of local events will be on offer for young people to try something new, learn a different skill and meet new friends.

The largest celebration of young people aged 12 and 25, 2017 National Youth Week will see thousands of people around the country enjoy activities and events.

Mayor Marina Vergone said the City had a fantastic events line-up planned to celebrate the week, and encouraged all local young people to get involved.

“From gaming and music to fitness and arts and crafts, this year’s local National Youth Week program has something for everyone to enjoy,” she said.

“We’re proud to offer a week of activities to our young people. Celebrating our local young people and all their achievements is important, and National Youth Week provides a great opportunity to do this.”

The 10 days of local National Youth Week celebrations will start tomorrow with Peel Youth Medical Service’s festival of music and activities at Billy Dower Youth Centre.

Other activities include anime and cosplay, Masterpieces 2K17 Digital Art Workshop, potting succulents, coding tutorials, gaming and pizza night, boxing, fitness classes, archery, rock climbing
and so much more.

For more information and a full list of activities offered during National Youth Week, go to