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Young People

Logan City Council is committed to young people as they are the future of Logan and the leaders of today and tomorrow.

To ensure all young people are connected, empowered, engaged and included, Logan City Council works closely with the community and other levels of Government to provide, promote and support activities, services, events and opportunities for all young people.

To find out more about these activities, services, events and opportunities, check out the information below!

KRANK School Holiday Program

KRANK is a school holiday program for young people in Logan aged 5-17 years that offers a variety of free and low cost activities. Activities include Kayaking, Bubble Soccer, Freestyle BMX Coaching, Dance & Choreography, Cooking, Polynesian Sport and much more.

Find out more information about the KRANK school holiday program, including activities near you.

Traineeships at Council

Logan City Council offers traineeships each year for a number of young people in Logan. These traineeships are entry-level roles and are perfect for those looking to kick-start their careers after leaving school. Not only will you gain valuable skills and experience, upon completion of your traineeship you will also have completed a relevant qualification.

Find out more about Council's Traineeship Program.

Logan Libraries

Council's has nine libraries across Logan which all offer a range of awesome services and activities for young people including;

  • Gaming
  • Chess Group
  • Homework Help
  • Craft Activities
  • Reading Hour
  • Comics and Manga Fanclub
  • Chill@Central
  • Music Jams, Movies, and more!

For the full calendar of activities at Council's libraries and to find out how to be involved, visit the Events Calendar.

Community Centres

The City of Logan has a vibrant network of neighbourhood and community centres, with each centre offering a variety of activities and services for young people. These centres also have spaces available for hire including function and meeting rooms, auditoriums or main halls and kitchen facilities.

Find our full list of community centres and download each centres 'What's On Flyer' to find activities and services near you.

QLD Youth Strategy

The QLD State Government has recently released the Queensland Youth Strategy (QYS), and launched the Youth Engagement Hub (eHub). eHub is an online space where you can engage on the issues that affect you, and where the Government can reach out and seek young people’s ideas and opinions.

QLD Government Youth Page

The QLD Government's Youth webpage also has lots of information, resources and links on topics including:

  • Moving out of home
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Sexual Health
  • Bullying and staying safe
  • Respectful relationship
  • Education support plans
  • Young people in care
  • Young people experiencing domestic and family violence

QLD Youth Week 2018

Watch this space to find out what awesome activities and events will be happening in Logan during QLD Youth Week 2018.

Support for Young People

There are a lot of different organisations and services in Logan who offer support and information for young people on a range of topics including:

  • Mental health
  • LGBTIQ support
  • Young people living with a disability
  • Homelessness
  • and more.

Find out more about how you can access these services.

Join a Youth Reference Group

Want to connect with other young people and make a difference for young people in the City of Logan? There are lots of options for you to get involved.

Student Leadership Development Network

The Student Leadership Development Network (SLDN) is a network for high school students in the City of Logan and driven by the participating high school students. This network aims to develop leadership skills, provide an opportunity to meet other young aspiring leaders and connect with leaders in the community and with Council.

If you are interested in being a part of this network and attend a high school in Logan, please speak with your school about how you can get involved.

QLD Youth Reference Group

A QLD Youth Reference Group is being formed as part of the Queensland Youth Strategy. This group offers the opportunity for young people to have their say on government programs and services and to talk directly to government.

Applications and nominations are now closed, with all applications currently being considered. Watch this space to find out who your Youth Reference Group members will be!

R4Respect

#R4Respect is an education and prevention strategy led by young people to support young people in Logan to develop the values, knowledge, and skills they need for respectful relationships.

If you want to check out what #R4Respect are up to, or see how you can get involved, visit www.yfs.org.au/r4respect/ or check out their Facebook.

headspace Meadowbrook Youth Reference Group

The headspace Meadowbrook Youth Reference Group is an exciting, welcoming and interactive forum where ideas can be shared and projects put into action. If you are 12 - 25 and passionate about mental health, wellness and supporting young people in the community get in touch with headspace or call on 3804 4200.

PCYC Youth Management Teams

PCYC Youth Management Teams (YMT) provide opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills and abilities and build knowledge, experience and expertise in leadership. To get involved, contact your local PCYC.

MyQ Youth Council

The Multicultural Youth Queensland (MyQ) Youth Council provides a platform for advocacy, leadership, and change for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Queensland.

If you would like to get involved in MyQ's leadership, mentoring or capacity building initiatives contact the MyQ team.

We love hearing your awesome ideas and suggestions, so email us to get in touch!