when we share our stories, Burnie works.
Danielle reflects on the ‘feel good’ values of Burnie Youth Council and her time as Youth Mayor. “I had some of the Year 6 councillors asking me about high school, as they’re getting ready to go there next year… We (seniors) are like a mentor, icon or whatever,” she says with a wry sense of humour. The peer relationships and peer to peer learning, across age groups, suburbs and schools are a value of this initiative that possibly exceeds all other outcomes.
Getting out of the classroom and into dream workplaces is something year 5 / 6 students from across Burnie are experiencing as part of the