Locals work closely with Iceland’s Planet Youth.

Community organisations, school staff, students, health services, local police officers, council and others from the Blue Mountains Local Drug Action Team joined international group Planet Youth in the Blue Mountains in July, to discuss the findings of the second Planet Youth Australia survey on youth wellbeing, lifestyle, and substance use. The surveys are a keyContinue reading “Locals work closely with Iceland’s Planet Youth.”

Luke S Kennedy speaks at Blue Mountains schools.

Luke S. Kennedy is one of Australia’s most sought after speakers. He uses his breathtaking life story to inspire resilience, motivation, and self-awareness for a wide range of audiences from primary schools to high schools, from corporate events to prisons. Planet Youth Blue Mountaisn will be hosting Luke as he speaks with students at someContinue reading “Luke S Kennedy speaks at Blue Mountains schools.”

Free Playback Improv Theatre Workshops!

Are you interested in drama or performance, or do you just enjoy being creative or trying new things? Why not have a go at improv theatre?! Planet Youth Blue Mountains are putting on some free Improv Theatre workshops for young people in both Katoomba and Springwood in June. Playback Theatre is a highly entertaining formContinue reading “Free Playback Improv Theatre Workshops!”

Free Comedy Workshops with Marty Bright!

Have you ever secretly wanted to try stand-up comedy? Well, here’s your chance! Planet Youth are putting on some free Comedy workshops for young people aged 12-17 in the Blue Mountains in June. These workshops will be heaps of fun and you don’t need any experience. Just come along and have some fun. These fun,Continue reading “Free Comedy Workshops with Marty Bright!”

Youth Week Festival 2022

Get amongst the action at this free community event to celebrate Youth Week 2022! Sunday 10 April 10am – 4pm Glenbrook Skate Park Get your crowd together and get amongst the action at Youth Week Festival 2022 featuring live bands TRASH BABY, FLORAH, THE JERBUS TRIO and ANDIE/DEE. There’ll also be skateboard, scooter and bikeContinue reading “Youth Week Festival 2022”

PYBM News November 2021

Would you like us to do a Planet Youth Info Session for your school or group? Planet Youth Blue Mountains is an international community-based project that aims to improve the wellbeing of young people, strengthen their social environment and protect them from alcohol and drug use.Planet Youth conducts regular in-depth research with young people toContinue reading “PYBM News November 2021”

PYBM News August 2021

What is Planet Youth? Planet Youth Blue Mountains is a community-centred project aimed at preventing alcohol and drug use amongst young people by strengthening the social environment they grow up in. Planet Youth works by focusing on the things that help protect young people from substance use. It is about understanding their attitudes and behaviours,Continue reading “PYBM News August 2021”