The 2021 Banyule Youth Summit was held at the Heidelberg Golf Club on May 18. The event brought together 100 young people to discuss topics that matter most to them. On the agenda were discussions around mental health, the environment, gender equality, consent, racism, cultural diversity, LGBTQIAP+, education, accessibility and issues specific to Somali-Australian young people.
Politicians and decision makers were in the room for the presentation of recommendations for positive change. The presentation was also live streamed. You can watch a video of the highlights below.
You can see the full report by clicking on the file below.
Host Kareem El-Ansary facilitated a conversation between four outstanding young people about their motivations and learnings around actively involving themselves in community service.
You can watch the Q&A here filmed by Masterworks Media Productions.
Artist Sam Wallman captured the day with his insightful cartoons.
Journalism student, Curtis Baines, produced this summary of the day.