Queensland Youth Week is an annual celebration of youth and young people and the contributions they make to Queensland communities. Youth Week was held from April 11 to 17, 2023 in the Gympie region, and to celebrate we hosted a range of exciting and fun activities, workshops and events.
For more information about initiatives that support and develop young people in the Gympie region, contact our Community Development Team at email@example.com.
Australia Day Awards - Young Citizen of the Year Award
Open to all residents in the Gympie region (up to the age of 25 years) who have made a significant contribution during the year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years. No starting age. Go to https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/residents/your-community/australia-day-awards for more information
Volunteering takes in a wide range of pursuits that are essentially about being an active citizen. This can be in a formal way, such as with an organisation, or in informal ways like helping out your neighbour. Go to https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/volunteering for more information.
headspace Gympie provides free confidential health services for young people aged 12-25 across the Gympie region at no cost.
30 Duke Street, Gympie, Queensland 4570
Phone (07) 5482 1075
Community Action Inc
Community Action Inc services include community housing, support services and accommodation for young people, support services and accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, financial counselling and multicultural services.
Community Action Youth Service:
24 Lawrence Street Gympie QLD 4570
Phone (07) 5482 6188
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Emergency Relief Hours: 1:00pm to 3:00pm (Monday to Friday)
St Vincent De Paul (Vinnies)
Financial and material assistance, and other support available.
2 John Street, Gympie QLD 4570
Phone (07) 5482 2737
The Salvation Army (Salvos)
Financial and material assistance, shower and laundry, and other support available.
42 Stumm Road Southside Qld 4570
Phone (07) 5482 1710
Child Safety Sunshine Coast
Phone 1300 703 762
After hours 1800 177 135
1800 55 1800
Queensland Police Service