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School Holiday Vacation Care - October 2018

Shamrock Vacation Care in Latrobe offers a wide variety of activities to keep primary school aged children active during the school holidays.  For full details, go to Shamrock Vacation Care - October 2018(770 kb) 

Parks and Wildlife Service operate a Summer Ranger Program from late December through to end of January each year at National Parks throughout Tasmania.  These free activities are open to all ages and engage you with your surrounding environment.  For full details, go to www.parks.tas.gov.au

Details of a wide variety of community events are located under Events on this website.  Additionally, check out Council's latest newsletter under Council - Publications - Newsletter

UTAS North West Bursary - closes 31 October annually

Each year, Latrobe Council offers $3,000 annually through the UTAS to assist a resident of the municipality to access tertiary study.

Available to a student from the Latrobe Municipality (Postcode 7307) who is commencing undergraduate study at the University of Tasmania in Semester 1.  Preference is for a student studying in an area relevant to employment in local government e.g. engineering, surveying, environmental science, business, etc.

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.

Applications close 31 October.

Apply online at https://apply.scholarships.utas.edu.au/ prior to the closing date.

Applications cannot be submitted after closing date.  As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.

Y11-12 Education Bursary - closes 9 November annually

This Education Scholarships is part of Latrobe Council’s Community Grants Program which provides a commitment to work together with residents to support education opportunities.

This scholarship can assist Latrobe Municipality residents and/or their children to turn their vision into reality.

The Scholarship is open to residents of the Latrobe Municipality aged between 16 and 20 years and in receipt of a Health Care Card, who want to further their education to Year 11 and 12.

The scholarship can be used towards the out of pocket expenses incurred in order to complete studies including excursions, travel, fees, books, supplies and tutoring and will be provided to the college/educational institution or relevant business.

The successful application must retain an attendance record of at least 90% for the duration of the scholarship.

This scholarship is offered under the condition of remaining in Year 11 or 12 for the term of the school year that the scholarship applies.   Students who leave before the end of the school year may be required to repay a pro rata amount of their scholarship.

A maximum of $1,000 will be paid with one (1) scholarship offered annually.

How do I apply?

  1. Fill in the application form and ask us for help along the way.
  2. You may be asked to provide more information before a final decision is made.
  3. We will write to you to let you know, if your application is successful.
  4. Applications must be submitted by 4.00pm on 9 November to Latrobe Council.

We are happy to hear from you so please if you have any questions about the scholarship program call Council’s Community Development Officer on 6426 4444.

Latrobe Youth Council

Mid-2017, Council established a Youth Council which operates as a primary reference point for Council on issues and needs relating to young people.

Members present informed opinion on their representations to Council and actively consult with young people on various matters of interest.

Representation on this committee consists of -

Nathan Brain
Erika Crawford
Cate Dutton
Maggie Freeman
Edward Lancaster
Amber Scott
Rebecca West

Full Terms of Reference are available at  Latrobe Youth Council - Terms of Reference

If you are an energetic self-motivated person, aged between 16 and 30 years and live in the Latrobe Municipality, perhaps this is something for you.  Simply complete this LYC Nomination(511 kb)

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