Young Leaders Conference

Young Leaders Conference
Event Date: 27 Jun 2022

Expand your leadership skills and engage in important discussions with a focus on leadership opportunities and inclusion solutions. Monday, 27 June 2022.

Young Leaders Conference on Monday, 27 June 2022 from 9am to 2.30pm at BREC in Bunbury. 

About the event

The goal of the conference is to empower and inspire emerging leaders and provide the necessary tools to identify and understand community issues around them.

The Young Leaders Conference welcomes young people aged 10 to 18 who are motivated to expand their leadership skills and engage in important discussions with a focus on leadership opportunities and inclusion solutions. Six dynamic WA leaders will be sharing their leadership journey and experiences.

This is a drug and alcohol free event.


  • Kirstie Davis  - Director Community and Lifestyle, Shire of Harvey.  
  • Will Tuck - Founder of X5 Academy.
  • Fatima Merchant - Winner of the 2021 Youth Awards. 
  • Adam Popham - Inclusion advocate.
  • Andrew Frazer - Artist.
  • Cassandra Hymers - Co-chair OUT South West. 

Event program

9am - Enter the CUBE.

9.10am - Introduction and welcome.

9.30am - Kirstie Davis, Director Community and Lifestyle, Shire of Harvey.

9.55am - Game break.

10.10am - Fatima Merchant, winner 2021 Youth Award

10.35am - Game break.

10.50am - Cassandra Hymers, co-chair OUT South West

11.15am - Lunch.

12.15pm - Adam Popham, inclusion advocate.

12.40pm - Game break.

12.55pm - Andrew Frazer, artist.

1.20pm - Game break.

1.35pm - Will Tuck, founder of X5 Academy.

2pm - End of conference.

Lunch, tea, coffee, juice and soft drinks will be provided. Please bring your own water bottle. 

COVID-19 Safety

The event will be delivered in line with the Department of Health’s recommendations around COVID-19 safety and sensible public health measures, including hygiene and physical distancing. Masks are encouraged where physical distancing isn’t possible.

Students are required to return permission slips to their teachers if they want to attend this event.


Registration is required due to limited places.

Register for the conference.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this event, please call Community Development Officer Andre Morris on 9729 0339.      

The Young Leaders Conference is supported by the Department of Communities.