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Youth Sustainability Summit

The annual Youth Sustainability Summit is held for students in the Ipswich area and focuses on sustainability starting at home and at school. Featuring special guests such as celebrity landscape artist and environmentalist Costa Georgiadis and hands-on workshops, students are empowered to understand, discuss and develop sustainability projects, innovations or ideas identified as important in their community. Students will walk away from the summit feeling empowered to make a difference and return to their homes and schools with solid sustainable ideas for the future.

Youth Sustainability Summit 2018 Program (PDF, 875.7 KB)
Ipswich City Council Sustainability Strategy

For more information about the Youth Sustainability Summit contact Council on (07) 3810 6666.

Youth Sustainability Summit 2017

The inaugural Youth Sustainability Summit, run for students in the Ipswich area, was held from 12-13 October 2017. The summit was a key commitment of Council’s Sustainability Strategy. More than 200 students walked away from the summit feeling empowered to make a difference and returned home with ideas for the future.

The summit focused on sustainability starting at home, with special guests and workshops. Students had the chance to understand, discuss and develop sustainability projects, innovations or ideas.

“The presenters were very passionate and energetic. The hands-on activities linked well with the Australian curriculum.The gift bags were extremely generous.Everyone had an enjoyable day.Thank you“ - St Peters Lutheran College (Springfield)

Youth Sustainability Summit Program 2017 (PDF, 1.6 MB)