Key Roles Key Roles

The key role of the Torres Shire Youth Council is to:

  • represent the interests of the Youth of the Torres Shire at all levels of representation;
  • establish network with other youth groups in the Torres Strait region;
  • accept and discuss the issues affecting all young people in the Shire;
  • negotiate with government and non-government agencies on behalf of the young people of the Shire;
  • attend meetings and relevant workshops;
  • demonstrate leadership;
  • gain political experience;
  • gain formal meeting experience;
  • gain communications, marketing and media skills;
  • liaise with Council where relevant;
  • manage meeting schedules;
  • manage projects as they arise;
  • lend a support to community in planning events.