THE CITY of Greater Bendigo wants feedback on its draft Explore, Engage, Empower — Young People in its Greater Bendigo Youth Strategy.
City of Greater Bendigo mayor Margaret O’Rourke said the draft strategy was developed following extensive consultation with young people and local youth agencies.
“The draft strategy provides a framework to enable the city to understand and respond to a range of priority issues that impact on young people aged 12 to 24,” Cr O’Rourke said.
Ryan Peterson and Kathryn Northill, two of the young people who helped write the draft strategy said they hoped that through their participation, the city and community can feel a greater connection and empathy with young people.
The draft strategy which is available to view at www.bendigo.vic.gov.au until September 29.