Shoalhaven City Council is involved in developing youth services, facilities and activities.

We promote the participation of young people and showcase their achievements across the Shoalhaven.

Youth and Seniors Festival 2021

Annual youth activities include:

In 2021 the NSW Youth Week is from 16 to 24 April and the NSW Seniors Festival is from 13 to 24 April. This presents a unique opportunity to offer a range of intergenerational and interest-based activities that bring our community together in new ways.

For more information visit the Youth and Seniors Festival 2021 page

Skate parks and youth facilities

Find skate parks, BMX tracks, cycleways and more across the Shoalhaven:

Nowra youth protocol

Nowra Youth Protocol is a set of guidelines for all those who use public and private space around the Nowra central business district (CBD). It was adopted by Shoalhaven City Council 18 March 2014.

It aims to make sure people of all ages feel safe and welcome in the CBD.


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Youth Shoalhaven (interagency)

Youth Shoalhaven is a group of youth services that provide a public discussion opportunity (forum) for young people and the youth sector, and the broader community, to identify their needs and develop strategies and services to respond to those needs.

They have developed draft position papers to lobby effectively on issues for young people.


Youth advisory committee

Our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) represents the interest and views of local young people to Council and the Community.

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Aboriginal youth engagement strategy

Shoalhaven City Council’s Aboriginal Youth Engagement Strategy provides a guide to those working with Aboriginal young people across a range of community sectors including local government.

It aims to inform how organisations can best work with Aboriginal young people.

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Last updated on 22 October 2021