National Youth Week


National Youth Week is an annual celebration of youth aged 12-25 and provides a variety of opportunities for young people. Each year we run a range of events throughout the week based on the national theme.

National Youth Week 2017 was held from 31 March to 9 April 2017.


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    Bands Wanted!

    24 January, 2017, By web team IN MYcommunity

    In the lead up to Shoreshocked 2017, Mosman and Northern Beaches Councils will be running 2 Battle of the Bands Comps - of which the winners will get to perform at the 2017 Shoreshocked Music Festival during National Youth Week in April.

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    Celebrate National Youth Week with some "Backyard Vibes"

    9 March, 2016, By web team IN MYnews

    Vocal Rewind is back and moving to the backyard to celebrate this year’s National Youth Week. Backyard Vibes is an outdoor acoustic night held at the Mosman Village Green next to the Youth Centre on Friday 1st of April, from 5pm-8pm. Come make some memories with our photo booth, while jamming to the bands from Mosman High, Wenona, Redlands and Queenwood who are eager to share their latest sets with the local youth. Don't forget to drop by to have some fun and eat our FREE food!

      Email with a link to your video or song,  if you would like an opportunity to perform at this event.


    Friday 1 April

    5pm - 8pm

    Mosman Village Green

    12 - 25 years

    FREE food / entrance


    This event is organized by the Mosman Youth Volunteering group, Vocal Rewind. This is a drug and alcohol free event. For more information please visit or  or phone 9978 4013.

  • Photo by youth photographer Ben Westover.

    Shorefest 2014 by Lachlan Young

    10 July, 2014, By web team IN MYcommunity

    Earlier this year 2 talented young people won a competition to cover Shorefest, one of the events we work on for National Youth Week,  for the awesome street mag Blunt. Read Lachlan Young's review of Shorefest to learn more about the killer line-up, the mosh-pit action and of course, the crowd-reaction to witnessing Scott Bird's last ever performance with Hand of Mercy.

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    Mosman Daily features View Finders Sculpture

    30 June, 2014, By web team IN MYcommunity

    Click on the image below to read the article in Mosman Daily on the View Finders' fish sculpture made out of takeaway coffee cups! Well done again to the View Finders for your creative work!

    Mosman Daily View Finders

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    Mosman Daily Features MYfest and Vocal Rewind

    30 June, 2014, By web team IN MYcommunity

    Click on the image below to read the article that features our National Youth Week events in the Mosman Daily! Special thanks again goes out to all our youth volunteers who really drove these events!


    My Experience with MYfest

    27 June, 2014, By web team IN MYcommunity


    Hey, my name is Ju-Xien and I've been coming to the Youth Centre for a while now. I joined the Youth Centre Committee in Term 1, 2014, and thought I'd write a blog piece about it!

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    Check out our National Youth Week Highlights Video

    26 June, 2014, By web team IN MYcommunity

    Check this video out for all the highlights from National Youth Week! You can also hear from the different youth volunteers who were involved in running these events which may get you super interested in getting involved next year! Special thanks to Jessica McDonald Photography and Film for taking photos at MYfest, you can check out more of her work here. 


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