Awards, leadership opportunities, events, mental health programs and youth spaces to support the development of young people in our shire.

News & Updates

Helping young people in the Macedon Ranges shape the future

Helping young people in the Macedon Ranges shape the future

Posted on Thu 4 May

If you're aged between 17 and 25 years, and live, work or study in the Macedon Ranges, you're invited to Council's Youth Summit.

600 school students launch youth mental health project

600 school students launch youth mental health project

Posted on Tue 2 May

Trailblazing Macedon Ranges youth mental health project Live4Life was launched for 2017 at a special even in Kyneton.

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Promoting positive mental health for young people in our community through programs and events such as Youth Mental Health First Aid.


Council's role in social and seniors housing and who to contact if you need housing or social support.

Youth Engage Program (YEP!)

YEP! (formerly Youth Spaces) offer a safe and inclusive environment where young people can take part in activities such as art, dance, fitness, job skills, skate and parkour.

Youth events & FReeZA

Find out about upcoming music and youth events in the Macedon Ranges. Become a member of the Music in the Sticks (MITS) crew.

Youth Awards

Annually celebrating the contributions, achievements, and success of young people in the Macedon Ranges.


Young people in the Macedon Ranges are doing more than just talk about change; they are making it happen by pitching ideas to local leaders as part of leadership programs.

Skate parks and BMX tracks

Locations and features of public skate parks and BMX tracks in the Macedon Ranges.

Youth Strategy and Charter

The Youth Charter provides a set of guiding principles to Council employees, Councilors and the wider community that highlight Council's commitment to actively engaging with these young people. The Youth Charter supports our broader Youth Strategy, which provides the overall direction for Council's Youth Development Unit.