Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council

​Each 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.

This 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 Brisbane.

For a student to be selected as a LMYAC representative, they need to demonstrate a range of leadership skills and have a natural passion for supporting others and the wider community. We had an outstanding number of worthy applicant apply for this position and it was with great pleasure that we selected Hayley Willington as our 2020 representative.