Youth Services


Youth programs in Indigo Shire are diverse and exciting. Opportunities exist for young people to participate in interesting ways in various programs including our Youth Centres, L2P Learner Driver Mentoring, FReeZa and Engage!.

Indigo Shire Council youth programs’ key aims are to:

  • Enhance young people’s well-being and social health
  • Promote supportive environments
  • Strengthen community, school and family supports for young people
  • Develop the competence and personal skills of young people
  • Improve and promote improved access to services

2016 -2017 Youth Survey - Add your voice!

Indigo Shire Council launched a Youth Survey in December 2016 to find out how young people feel about their communities and living in the Shire. If you are aged 10 – 25 years we want to know what you think! 

Complete this survey for the opportunity to win either an iTunes voucher, JB Hi Fi or Coles/Myer gift card valued at $40.00 (5 to be won!)

For more information contact Youth Officer Sal Kimber


Indigo Shire Council facilitates Youth Music and Cultural Events each year across the Shire. These events are all drug, alcohol and tobacco free and fully supervised. No passouts are given at these events and transport is often available.

If you are in a musician or an artist and would like to be involved please contact Youth Officer Sal Kimber or if you have an ideas that you would like to implement.

The North East Skate Park Series (NESPs) is currently coordinated by Indigo Shire Council under the FReeZA program.

Stay tuned for a calendar of skate park events in 2017.

Youth Centres

The Beechworth Youth Centre is located in the old Railway Station in Beechworth. Activities include art, music, computer access and holiday programs. Referral and advice services, brochures and other information is available at the centre.

The Beechworth Youth Centre is open Wednesday from 2pm - 5pm.

The Rutherglen Youth Centre is located at the rear of 153 High Street Rutherglen.  For community use of this space please contact Youth Officer Sal Kimber  Below is a booking form request:

Rutherglen Youth Centre Booking Form

Indigo Shire - Youth Facebook

The Indigo Shire Youth Facebook page  is an easy opportunity for young people to stay up to date with events, activites and programs as well as having input into shire programs and activities. If you wish to join us on facebook, click here or search for Indigo Shire.


Last updated: 19 December 2016