Youth Mayor - 2022 applications OPEN

Are you interested in making a real difference in the community?

13 August 2021

News from YAC

How do I become the West Tamar Youth Mayor?

Application Process:

  • Applications are required to be submitted prior to the end of term 3. The applications can be found on this website.
  • The top three applications are shortlisted by YAC and sent to the Community Development Unit (CDU).
  • The Mayor along with CDU will choose the successful applicant in October.
  • Training and Orientation between Oct-Dec.
  • Appointment of the Youth Mayor would at Council's December Meeting

Appointment of Youth Mayor:

  • Council will work with the respective school to arrange a formal appointment process of the new Youth Mayor.
  • Youth Mayor leadership pin and Chain of Office will also be arranged!
Why does the West Tamar have a Youth Mayor?


  • The 2020-2022 West Tamar Youth Strategy identified the goal of empowering young people with skills and confidence in our municipality. Objective 3.3 of the strategy states to Amplify YAC to further enable young people to positively affect Council about issues that matter to them. The role of Youth Mayor is a fantastic way to publicly and effectively work towards the goal of empowering local young people.

Visit Youth Mayor Program to apply now

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