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Empowering young people

February 24, 2021 2:45 pm

The Commissioner for Children and Young People has released two exciting new initiatives to help promote the voice of WA children and young people. Initiative 1 – Change Champions If you know a child or young person who is passionate about making their community a better place for others, please… Continue Reading

Broome kids enjoy the fruits of their labor

February 24, 2021 2:40 pm

Their artistic hand painted signs add interest to the community garden   An exciting fruit and vegie garden project has taught young people at Broome PCYC the value of knowing how to grow their own food. At the same time, they have learned gardening skills they can use at home,… Continue Reading

Merredin Police Officers fry up funds for Blue Light™

February 24, 2021 2:38 pm

Sergeant Galbraith enjoying Australia Day celebrations in Merredin   An exciting new initiative took place as part of Australia Day celebrations this year with local Merredin Police Officers putting on their chef hats to take over the kitchen at the popular Wild Poppy Cafe. The event formed part of a… Continue Reading

Community energy reignites basketball in Carnarvon

February 24, 2021 2:36 pm

Local children and young people getting ready to play basketball at Carnarvon PCYC   For a basketball loving community like Carnarvon, it was sad when competitions ceased a few years ago and the courts fell silent.  Knowing that basketball is a great way of inspiring and engaging young people, Carnarvon… Continue Reading

KinderGym an instant hit with parents and kids

February 24, 2021 2:32 pm

All smiles during KinderGym at Bunbury PCYC   KinderGym has been a win-win for everyone. It’s much more than a catchy name that better reflects the activities and the age group involved. PCYC participants now benefit from structured toddler gym activities as well as access to Gym WA’s resources and… Continue Reading

A day at the circus for Bunbury PCYC

February 24, 2021 2:27 pm

Bunbury PCYC was a hive of activity with young people flocking to the Centre to get involved in a fun day at the circus. Presenters Ben Colman and Stella Johnson captivated the attention of the young participants. In the circus classes, Ben, a solo circus entertainer with ten years’ experience,… Continue Reading

State Government announces $60K support for Collie PCYC

February 19, 2021 1:25 pm

On 19th February 2021, the Premier Hon Mark McGowan MLA announced a $60K investment into Collie PCYC as a pre-election commitment to install air conditioning and refurbish the kitchen at the Centre. The installation of air conditioning will make the Centre a more comfortable place for people to spend time… Continue Reading

PCYC Postie Bike Experience

January 28, 2021 3:53 pm

  Due to the on-going and unpredictable Covid-19 environment, PCYC has deferred the Postie Bike Experience to 2022. Whilst there are many Postie Bike fans and outdoor enthusiasts eager to enjoy the experience, the new strain of the Coronavirus and continued community outbreaks on the East Coast of Australia, (resulting… Continue Reading

Fun for all at Fremantle’s Open Day

January 25, 2021 3:30 pm

  Fremantle PCYC held an open day showcasing the vast Centre and the range of programs and activities available for children and young people in the community. The Open Day begun with a full circle moment, with a beautiful smoking ceremony being performed by Elder Rob, who had attended Fremantle… Continue Reading

Out of School Care kids raise $1,000 at Christmas Fundraiser

January 25, 2021 3:18 pm

The Christmas fundraiser organised by the Out of School Care team was a great success with over 50 families coming to enjoy the bouncy castle, face painting, outdoor games and sausage sizzle. “The children really wanted to do something to help the fundraiser”, said Melanie Scholes, Kensington Out of School… Continue Reading