Gawler 2012-13 Annual Report - page 39

Town of Gawler Annual Report 2012/13
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introduction • summary •
strategic directions
• statutory information • index
town and community that residents want to live, work
and play in.
Regional Health Plan
In partnership with the Mallala, Barossa and Light
Regional Councils the Town of Gawler will develop a
Regional Health Plan. The Plan will assist the Councils
and other agencies through collaborative partnerships
to provide efficient and effective health related services
across the region.
Youth Development Plan 2013-2018
Youth development provides young people with
positive opportunities to enhance their capacity and
affirm them as active and valuable citizens. Through
consultation with young people, youth service
providers, parents and other interested parties, this
Plan will provide clear direction for Youth Development
in the town. The plan had been drafted, ready for
community consultation by June 2013.
Gawler Youth Advisory Committee
During 2013/14 the Gawler Youth AC will contribute
monthly to the NOW Generation Column in the Bunyip.
The column will be written by a Gawler Youth AC
member who will report on youth related topics. The
Youth Shak will soon be open after school for year 7 –
12’s to hang out, have fun and relax.
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To engage youth, it is important to connect on their
platforms. Gawler Youth AC will establish a Facebook
presence to allow a mutual space for young people to
share ideas, concerns, receive information and find out
what’s going on in Gawler for youth.
Sportsperson Sponsorship Program
This program will be established next yearto recognise
and encourage the achievements of young Gawler
residents aged 12-25 who represent sport at a State or
National level.
Youth Film Festival
Based on the success of the 2012/13 Youth Film
Festival, a second Festival is planned for next year.
The Festival will celebrate the creativeness and skill
of our young filmmakers and provide an opportunity
to showcase their work to the community at a public
Youth Advisory Committee Wrights for Rights workshop
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