In this section you can find out about Council's youth events, programs, services and how young people can get involved to help shape Council's projects and decision making. The City of Mitcham has a number of facilities and events that are specifically tailored for youth.
Australia Day Awards For Local Youth
Congratulations to William 'Billy' Russell City of Mitcham Young Citizen of the Year. Billy is a recent graduate and is responsible for establishing the Teen Support Network which provides online support to bullied young people. Billy has campaigned tirelessly for the rights of young people to be themselves without the fear of bullying or discrimination.
Mayor Michael Picton, Billy and Edga Agius (Australia Day Ambassador).
Well done to Hugh Haysman for receiving the City of Mitcham Excellence in Sport Award. Hugh is a student of Mercedes College and received his award for achievements in Athletics, Cross Country, Cricket and AFL. Not only is Hugh an excellent sportsman, but he is also a great trainer and mentor for young athletes.
Mayor Michael Picton presenting Hugh with his award.
For information about Youth Development within the City of Mitcham, please phone 8372 8869 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.