Youth Centres, Activities & Events

West Tamar Council strives to meet the needs of young people through various programs, projects and events. Check out the opportunities below!

Beaconsfield Youth Centre

Goal 1 - Engaging young people to be active in the community"

The Beaconsfield Youth Centre offers a range of activities including sports, games consoles, creative activities, team challenges and a place to relax, listen to music, meet new people with plenty of food to go around. Normal operating hours are Mondays 3-5pm for high school age and Wednesdays 3-5pm for primary ages (10+).

Beaconsfield Youth Centre Membership Form

Monday Program

Wednesday Program

Legana Youth Centre

Goal 1 - Engaging young people to be active in the community"

The Legana Youth Centre offers a range of free activities including sports, games consoles, creative activities, team challenges and a place to relax with others. Each week provides something different and exciting! Normal operating hours are Tuesdays 3-5.30pm at the Legana Hall.

Legana Youth Centre Membership Form


Term 4 Program

Lead, Inspire, Grow

Goal 4 - "Helping young people achieve their goals"

Date: 11th-13th January 2021

Lead, Inspire, Grow gives young people the opportunity to develop leadership skills, challenge mental and physical growth, build confidence, and build aspiration towards their future leadership. The camp hosts a range of fun and adventure based activities, guest speakers, team challenges, discussions, peer mentoring, along with great food and accommodation at Camp Clayton. 25 successful applicants each year participate in this amazing opportunity.

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School Holiday Programs

Goal 2 - Connecting relevant support and services to regional young people"

Council provides a school holiday program for young people in the West Tamar with transport subsidised for all to be involved. The upcoming program is open to 10-16 year olds and features graffiti art, foot golf, Glengarry Bush Maze, Tasmania Zoo (free2B girls only), and a mountain biking trip to Derby (Foot Golf and Derby trip booked out). Bookings are essential as limited spaces apply.

School Holiday Program Consent Form

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Youth Events

Goal 1 - "engaging young people to be active in the community"

During Youth Week Tasmania, the Beaconsfield Youth & Community Festival is held at the Beaconsfield Skate Park and Community Centre. This Festival is a key moment to bring the community together celebrating the talent of local young people. The Main Stage features performances from young people across the West Tamar region on stage. This annual event hosts a range of free activities, inflatables, virtual reality, Youth Services, prizes, and food!

Other youth events we host include School's OUT silent disco, Legana Skate, Beats & Eats, Live Music at Windsor and more.

Youth Representative Grants Program

Goal 4 - "Helping young people achieve their goals"

Council is committed to support young people residing in our municipality that have been selected to participate or compete in an event of local, national or international significance.

Successful recipients are automatically nominated for the Young Citizen/Young Sportsperson of the Year during the Annual Australia Day presentations.

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School Based Training

Goal 3 - "Empowering young people with skills and confidence"

In conjunction with schools in the West Tamar, the Youth Development team supports and provides training to matters concerning young people.

This may include leadership development to Student Leadership bodies, party safe training for school leavers, and bringing in guest speakers to speak about their field of excellence about issues that are presented through Council’s Youth Survey.

West Tamar Partysafe

Goal 3 - "Empowering young people with skills and confidence"

West Tamar Council works to provide a positive, fun and informative partysafe program to Year 10 leavers at the conclusion of each year. Schools in the West Tamar have the opportunity to utilises the skills, services and experience of inspired speakers to encourage senior students to make positive choices, have increased awareness and to transform today's party culture into a positive and uplifting environment.

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