To help keep families and young people inspired, active and connected, Council’s Youth Connect team are working with the community to provide a variety of free activities and resources during these uncertain times. To keep up to date with all our Youth Connect programming, follow us on Facebook.

The Home Project – Free Online Arts Workshops

We’re proud to present The Home Project – a free online arts program to help young people and their families get creating and making at home.

Our fourth workshop, Make & Create a Vine, is now available on:

In this workshop, there are no rules – take a journey with Jeremy to the creative stage of zine-making!

When you’re finished, we’d love to see your artworks! You can share your creations using the #homeprojectTR.

homeproject jeremystaples socialmediatileThe Home Project is a free resource for the use of any organisations in our Region working with children, young people and families. In addition to the online workshop, please find below a supplementary worksheet for use with young people and families with limited internet access.


Past Workshops:

The Home Project Ep.1 - Backyard Patterns with Alex Stalling (opens in new window)

The Home Project Ep.2 - Creature in a Box with Sherie Navin (opens in new window)

The Home Project Ep.3 - Face & Place Portrait with London Heir (opens in new window)

boredombustersBoredom Busters – Free Activity Booklet for Children, Young People & Families

Youth Connect have joined forces with the CHANGE Project, Toowoomba Regional Libraries and other youth agencies to create Boredom Busters – a free series of activity booklets for children, young people and families.

​Boredom Busters Vol. 1 (opens in new window)

Boredom Busters Vol. 2 (opens in new window)


Check back soon! We will be releasing more editions in the near future to help keep you and your family entertained. If you have any ideas or content to contribute, please email us. We’d love to hear from you!

Australian Skateboarding Web Championships – Toowoomba Region

Stay at home, have fun and progress your skateboarding! Thanks to our friends at Australian Skateboarding, entries to the Toowoomba Regional Web Championships are now open.

Judged by professional skateboarders Tommy Flynn, Aimee Massie and Beau Hinge, this online comp allows you to get creative and upload your five best flatground tricks from home. Winners will be awarded cash prizes, vouchers and qualify for the national championship!

This competition has now closed – to see all the entries, visit Australian Skateboarding.

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