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Be Youth, Hurstville Youth Week Festival

Posted 24 March 2016 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati is encouraging young residents to get involved and celebrate the Be Youth , Hurstville Youth Week Festival on Saturday 9 April 2016.
Mayor Badalati said this year’s theme is It starts with us!
“Our youth add so much to our community and this special week is our way of acknowledging and celebrating their contribution,” he said.

“National Youth Week (8-17 April 2016) is an opportunity for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events.

“Council has partnered with the Hurstville Youth Council, Headspace Hurstville, Hurstville LMG, 3 Bridges Youth Zone, Shopfront Youth Arts and St George Youth Services to present the Be Youth festival as part of Council’s National Youth Week 2016 program.

“Highlights of the festival will include live music performances by Stellar Addiction and Lorenzo La Cava; and comedians Daniel Palmer and Victoria Zerbst. The Bodylines Ensemble from Shopfront Youth Arts will showcase their performing arts work featuring young people with disabilities between the ages of 12 to 25.”

Mayor Badalati said the free event will also have a mobile rock climbing wall, mechanical surfboard, arcade games and face painting.

“It’s an impressive line-up and a great chance to celebrate youth culture - a day not to be missed.” he said.

Event details
Date and time : Saturday 09 April 2016 from 10.00am to 14.00pm.
Location : 243A Forest Road, Hurstville, 2220 (opposite the Hurstville Transport Interchange)
Cost: Free
Contact: Council’s Youth Development Officer, Angus Megarrity on 9330 6063 or email


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Anthea Gregory-Desmond
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