Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council is a passionate group of up young people who play an important role in making our service be youth-focused, by:


  • Giving advice from a young person’s perspective
  • Helping us to consider the needs of young people when delivering services
  • Reviewing information we provide to the public
  • Providing feedback on how we handle complaints from consumers
  • Gathering feedback from other young people


Member qualities


You must:

  • be aged between 12-21 years
  • currently live in WA
  • have used Perth Children Services, Mental Health (CAMHS) or Community Health (public school health nurse, Child Development Service)

You would be a great addition to the Youth Advisory Council if you:

  • want to improve health services for children and young people in WA
  • have confidence to speak up and share your thoughts and ideas
  • are motivated and willing to be part of extra activities outside of the meetings
  • are a sibling of someone who has used our services
  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, culturally and/or linguistically diverse (including arrival as a refugee), LGBTQIA+ or have a disability
  • have connections with other young people (e.g. through community groups, schools, clubs)


The details


  • Meetings are currently held online on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 4.30pm – 6pm
  • We ask members to commit to involvement for at least 2 years


The benefits


  • Meet other young people and develop skills like working in groups and representing the needs of your peers
  • $35 per hour is provided to cover out of pocket expenses
  • Training and mentoring offered 

For more information about the Youth Advisory Council, email 

Last Updated: 08/02/2024