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National Youth Week on the Gold Coast

Held in April each year, National Youth Week is the largest celebration of young people in Australia.

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Youth Week on the Gold Coast

Youth Week

Youth Week is the largest celebration of young people in Australia. Each year, thousands of young people aged 12 to 25 from across the country get involved.

For the first time, Queensland will be celebrating its own youth week.

Queensland Youth Week 2018 will be held from Friday 6 April through to Sunday 15 April 2018.

Have a look at the Queensland Youth Week website about how you can get involved, what’s on and resources.

Check out some previous Youth Week activities

One event featuring in past calendars is the YOLO (You Only Live Once) Festival. It is held at Thrower House, a collaborative effort from services across the Gold Coast. Activities have included slam poetry, braiding, tie dying, laser tag, inter-generational activities such as card making and great line-ups of bands and entertainment. Check out some of the great photos from the YOLO Festival in the image gallery below.

Youth Week 2014 video transcript

For further information about Youth Week on the Gold Coast, contact us on 07 5581 6691 or

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