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Celebrating Wagga Wagga YOU[th]!

Youth Week is a week-long celebration held in April that is organised with young people, for young people 12 to 25 years.

From old-school busking comps, making mugs from mud or learning to change a tyre, there is a piece of this packed program for everyone to enjoy. Don't miss out, follow Youth of Wagga on our socials!

Youth Week Busking Competition Applications

Wagga Wagga City Council are inviting expressions of interest from volunteers to be part of the 2023 Youth Week Busking Competition!

Download the forms here:

Youth Week 2024 Busking Competition Application 536.0 KB Download

Under 16's Busking Competition Consent Form 72.7 KB Download

Hosted with a full PA on Wonderland Lane (just of Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga), local youth (14 to 25 years) will have the opportunity to literally plug in and play.

Solo’s, duo’s and trio’s are invited to apply for a 20 minute set with at least one (1) original song performed to go in the running to win some great prizes! Prizes include:

  • People’s Choice Award - $100
  • First Prize - $200
  • Second Prize - $100
  • Third Prize - $50
  • Highly Commended - $50

Competition Dates:

  • Thursday 20 April 2023, 11am to 2pm
  • Friday 21 April 2023, 11am to 2pm
  • Saturday 22 April 2023, 11am to 2pm

No incomplete or late applications will be considered. Participants must be aged between 14 to 25 years.

Applications must be received by 5pm Thursday 6 April 2023.

Got Questions? Contact Alex Osgood, Council’s Youth Development Officer on 1300 292 442 or email

The 2023 Wagga Youth Week program is hosted on Wiradjuri Country.

Wagga Wagga City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Wiradjuri people, and pays respect to Elders past, present and future and extends our respect to all First Nations Peoples in Wagga Wagga.

We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing connection with the land and rivers. We also recognise the resilience, strength and pride of the Wiradjuri and First Nations communities.