• Youth Politics Camp 2017

    Young people aged 15-25 years old from North East Victoria have the opportunity to be involved in an innovative two day camp that will focus on understanding the Australian political system. The camp is an opportunity to meet other interested young people and discuss issues you care about.


  • The Camp

    All the details you need to know

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    When and where

    The camp will be held from Wednesday 5th April to Friday 7th April 2017 at The Old Priory, Beechworth.

    Arrival time: 1.00pm Wednesday 05.04.17

    Finish: 3.00pm, Friday 07.04.17

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    Together the Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Strathbogie, Mansfield, Wangaratta and Wodonga Councils are coordinating a camp during National Youth Week - April 2017.

    The non partisan camp promises to be filled with discussion, debate and fun. The camp will include sessions such as:

    • Introduction to the Australian political system
    • Ethics and decision making
    • Media
    • Networking
    •  Leadership
    • How young people can participate and a have a say
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    The camp is limited to 30 places and tickets are subsidised for participants living in North East Victoria; the total cost is $60.00 including all meals, accommodation and recreational activities.

  • Getting there

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    The Old Priory

    8 Priory Lane, Beechworth Victoria

    The Old Priory is located close to the centre of town in Beechworth, Victoria.


    Keen to car pool? Post in our Facebook page or contact us (link in the connect section of this website).






  • Connect With Us

    If you need more info, or just want to keep up to date

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    Contact your Council's Youth Development Team for more information.

    City of Wodonga: 02 6022 9701

    Alpine Shire Council: 03 5755 0524

    Rural City of Wangaratta: 03 5722 0819

    Indigo Shire Council: 02 6028 1133

    Strathbogie Shire: 03 5795 0092

    Benalla Rural City: 03 5760 2600

    Mansfield Shire: 03 5775 8555


  • Who we are

    The committee behind Youth Politics Camp 2017

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    The committee

    And how we came to be

    The Youth Politics Camp 2017 has been coordinated by a committee made up of local young people and Council youth services from Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Strathbogie, Mansfield, Wangaratta and Wodonga shire councils. All councils have contributed to the planning, design and implementation of the camp and have made equal financial contributions.