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We value young people in our community and are committed to providing opportunities. Below you will find information and support for young people that live, study or play in Holdfast Bay.

HoldUp Youth Committee

HoldUp is the City of Holdfast Bay Youth Committee and is the voice for people aged 12-25 in the Holdfast Bay area. We represent young people who live, work, study or spend time in the Holdfast Bay Council area. We organise events and activities for youth, seek ideas and feedback from young people and let you know about opportunities to have your say about things happening in your community.

Joining HoldUp Youth Committee

If you are a young person aged 14 to 25 that lives, studies or works in Holdfast Bay then get involved....Your voice will help influence Council by:

  • Contributing to important community development projects affecting young people
  • Informing Council on issues that are important to young people.
  • Developing youth initiatives and planning and organising youth activities and events
  • Directing decisions that affect young people in the community

To register your interest, please complete and submit the below Registration Form or contact Melissa Priest on 8229 9999 or

Youth Committee Registration Form

HoldUp Brochure

HoldUp Meetings

Meetings are held monthly on a Monday evening at Grow SA, located at 355 Brighton Rd, Hove. If you would like to attend a meeting please contact Melissa Priest on 8229 9999 or 

Upcoming Youth Events
Red Carpet Movie Quiz Night

Do you consider yourself a movie buff? Holdup Youth Committee are organising a Red Carpet Movie Quiz Night for all the movie lovers out there. Dress for the red carpet or as your favourite movie star or character. There will be prizes for the best dressed people and table plus great prizes for the winning teams.

Pre-book to secure your table of up to 8 people. We will also be taking registrations on the night.

Friday 23 March 2018
6pm for 6.30pm quiz start
Glenelg North Community Centre, corner of Kibby Ave and Alison St, Glenelg North
$5 per person or $32 for a table of 8.
Book Now

Race Around the Bay

Do you like a bit of friendly competition and a Sunday trip to the Bay? HoldUp Youth Committee are running Race Around the Bay on Sunday 15 April 2018. Teams will be racing around Glenelg on foot over two hours to complete as many activities off their race list as they can. The teams with the most points at the end will be named the Race Around the Bay Champions and win themselves some Jetty Road Vouchers!

Sunday 15 April 2018
10am registrations for 10.30am race start Starting on the grass area  next to the Glenelg Rotunda, Colley Tce, Glenelg
$20 per team of 3 to 6 people
Book Now

National Youth Week (NYW)

National Youth Week (NYW) is the largest celebration of young people in Australia. Thousands of young people aged 12 - 25 from across Australia get involved in NYW each year.

You can get involved in NYW 2018 by:

  • sharing your ideas
  • getting involved in the planning, organising and running of NYW events and activities
  • getting on board and attend NYW activities, workshops and events
  • showcasing your talents
  • celebrating your contributions to the community

National Youth Week

Southern Youth Network Collective (SYNC)

The Southern Youth Network Collective was born out of the merging of the South Western Youth Workers Network (SWYN) and the Southern Youth Workers Network (SYN) in March of 2012. The aim of the network is to provide a more robust and sustainable network for youth workers in the south to access networking tools, collaboration opportunities, information and professional support.


SYNC's current membership includes; federal, state and local government organisations, non-government and community based organisations, schools, youth workers, community health workers and students.

SYNC members represent a variety of organisations and come from diverse backgrounds. Anyone who works with young people in the southern region of Adelaide is invited to become a member.

SYNC Meeting Times
All SYNC meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month from 9.30am to 11.00am with venues alternating between the inner and outer southern suburbs. Please contact SYNC to find out where the next meeting will be held.

Further information
For more information about the network, please contact:

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