year, Brisbane high schools are invited to nominate one Year 10 student to
represent their school on the Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council (LMYAC).
LMYAC delegates act as representatives of their school and community and are a
voice for raising issues and sharing ideas that affect young people.
LMYAC aims to develop young
people as leaders and is specifically designed to provide an opportunity for
young people in Brisbane to participate in decision making at local and
citywide level. Students identify issues and engage with each other in a public
forum, where they are encouraged to provide feedback and give their opinion
about Brisbane City Council policies, local laws, services, and programs that
affect young people.
council is an opportunity for young people to have their say on issues
affecting their community, network with students from many other schools in
Brisbane and develop initiatives that will help youth and other groups in