Swap Surfing for Shearing in Warringah’s Youth Exchange
Warringah’s young people are invited to apply for a week’s outback adventure as part of its annual Sister City youth exchange to Brewarrina.
The six young people (3 girls, 3 boys) will enjoy a life-changing free trip to Warringah’s Sister City from 13-19 of April.
The visit to Brewarrina also coincides with National Youth Week Celebrations. Some of the activities planned include visiting Gundabooka National Park,, try sheep shearing, visitoutback radio station 2WEB, see opal mines at Lightning Ridge, learn about the world famous 40,000-year-old Brewarrina fish traps and interacting with the local community .
‘Every young person who takes this journey with our youth workers has a life changing experience,’ said Mayor of Warringah, Michael Regan.
‘Seeing such a different way of life and environment is a true eye opener for our teens.
‘I highly recommend Warringah’s young people make the most of this opportunity and apply.’
Youth Ambassador for 2015, Amy Warren, said ‘I had a remarkable experience and made some fantastic new friends, and would definitely do it all over again, given the chance.’