Youth News

Tertiary Open Days 2017


Sunday 13th, August 2017 from 10am – 4pm, Melbourne City, Brunswick, Bundoora

La Trobe  
Melbourne Campus (Bundoora), Sunday 6 August


PENINSULA, Saturday 5 August, 10am – 3pm

CAULFIELD AND CLAYTON, Sunday 6 August, 10am – 4pm

PARKVILLE, Sunday 20 August, 10am – 3pm


Melbourne Uni – Sunday 20th August 2017 from 10am to 4pm, Parkville and Southbank campuses


Melbourne Polytechnic - Sunday 20th August 2017, 10am to 3pm, Preston Campus, 77 St Georges Road, Preston VIC 3072


Box Hill 

Lilydale campus, 20th August 2017, 10am – 3pm

Box hill campus, 27th August 2017, 10am – 3pm

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Warrnambool, 6th August 2017, 9am – 3pm

Geelong waurn ponds, 20th August 2017, 9am – 3pm

Geelong waterfront, 20th August 2017, 9am – 3pm

Melbourne Burwood, 27th August 2017, 9am – 3pm


Victoria University Open Day

20th August 10am – 3pm -


William Angliss Institute of TAFE

City Campus

13 August (9.30am-3pm) -


SAE Melbourne

5 August (10am-2pm)


Photography Studies College


13 August (10am-3pm) 


Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

South Melbourne campus

Saturday 5 August (10am-3pm)

Saturday 20 January 2018 (10am-3pm)

Busking in Banyule

Banyule Business is encouraging buskers to perform in various shopping precincts throughout Banyule until Wednesday, 31 January 2018 as part of an extended pilot. The locations for the busking activity during this extended pilot cover Eaglemont, Heidelberg, Heidelberg West, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Greensborough, Lower Plenty, Macleod, Montmorency, Rosanna and Watsonia.

To apply for a permit visit the Banyule City Council website.

YouthFest 2017 Artwork Expression of Interest

We're looking for young artsits from Banyule to send in original artwork to be used on the official poster for YouthFest 2017.

If successful you'll have your artwork on all YouthFest 2017 branding and collateral, as well as getting paid for your service!


To express your interest send us:

  • A very quick rough sketch of the idea
  • A short paragraph describing the idea
  • Links to previous work
  • A little about yourself

to or call Jets on 9098 8000 if you have any further questions

June/July School Holidays 2017

FreeZa PUSH Start Comp - Sunday 25 June 2017

Petrie Park, Montmorency 2:00-6:00pm

Come along and watch local artists compete for the title of “Banyule Push Start”. Everyone welcome – ages 12 -25yrs. Strictly drug & alcohol free. Fully supervised. No bookings required. Contact Jets on 9098 8000. $10 entry.


Slide Night - Friday 30 June 2017

WaterMarc, 1 Flintoff St, Greensborough 6:00-9:00pm

Unlimited slides, swimming, photo booth & DJ. For 12-17 year olds For more info contact Lisa.Said@ $3 entry for 12-17 years olds (other ages can attend at normal prices)


Youth Eid Celebration - Friday 30 June 2017

Banksia Community Centre, 231 Banskia St, Ivanhoe 6:00pm

Finger food & entertainment. 15-25yrs young women only. Further information to come


“Play ball” Sports Activity - Tuesday 4 July 2017

Malahang Park or if wet weather we will be at Olympic Leisure Centre 3:30-5:00pm

Try basketball & soccer. It’s going to be awesome! Ring Lisa on 9457 9855 for more details. 10-17yrs. FREE


T4Y writing workshop - Tuesday 4 July 2017

Banyule City Council, 1 Flintoff St, Greensborough 4:30-6:30pm

Truth 4 Youth is an online blog produced by young people who love to write. T4Y are running a workshop for young people from 15-25 and welcome new members to come along.

For more info contact Naomi.Simmonds@ FREE


No Lights, No Lycra - Wednesday 5 July 2017

Jets, 2/24 The Concord, Bundoora 2:00-4:30pm

Put your preferred clothing on – comfy comes first + glitter is encouraged! Get ready to dance.. we will be dancing and singing in the dark.. No embarrassment, only fun times! Followed by some snacks and chats. Contact Kate on 9457 9855. FREE


Henna Workshop - Thursday 6 July 2017

headspace, Level 1, 78 Main St, Greensborough 11:00am1:00pm

Come and learn how to do Henna Art at our upcoming workshops. Once you’re trained to do Henna, there may be paid opportunities at future Banyule events. Open to young people aged 14-18yrs. All materials and food provided. To register-- contact Lisa on 9457 9855 or lisa.said@ FREE


Henna Workshop - Friday 7 July 2017

Shop 48 – The Harmony Centre, The Mall, West Heidelberg 1:00-3:00pm

Come and learn how to do Henna Art at our upcoming workshops. Once you’re trained to do Henna, there may be paid opportunities at future Banyule events. Open to young people aged 14-18yrs. All materials and food provided. To register contact Lisa on 9457 9855 or lisa.said@ FREE


Rainbow Space – Movie Screening - Friday 7 July 2017

Jets, 2/24 The Concord, Bundoora

Free movie screening of Ghost Busters + free Pizza & Popcorn! This is a safe and inclusive event for LGBTIQ young people, their friends and allies. For more info contact Richo on 9457 9855


Ten Pin Bowling - Wednesday 12 July 2017

Greensborough Lanes, 445 Grimshaw St, Bundoora 11:30 - 2:00pm

Ages 12 - 18

We are going bowling. Limited numbers - Healthcare card holders are a priority. You must register your interest or for more info please call Lisa on 9457 9855. FREE


Play Ball - Weekly Sport Games

Try basketball, handball, volleyball, netball, soccer, etc. Each week we will mix it up for you


Sports orientated activities

Male and famle participation

People of all abilities welcome

For ages 12 - 16

7 sessions every Tuesday from 23rd May - 27th June. 

Held at Olympic Leisure Centre, 15 Alamein Road, Heidelberg West from 3.30pm to 5pm

to register go to:

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