The NEMBC Youth Media Conference is an annual event inviting young people from culturally diverse backgrounds to share experiences, learn new skills related to media making, learn from industry experts and create national networks with fellow community content makers, community leaders and those with an interest media and journalism. It’s the only conference of its kind in Australia.
The NEMBC 2016 Youth Media Conference will be held on Friday 25 November 2016 at Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas St, Sydney. Click here for registration details.
The theme for this year’s NEMBC Youth Media Conference is ‘taking youth issues to people in power’.
We are pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker
Miles Merrill – poet and founder of Australian Poetry Slam for seventeen years Miles Merrill has been the driving force behind spoken-word and performance poetry in Australia. He has hosted an ABC TV Special – Australian Poetry Slam 08′, wrote and co-directed a show in Sydney Festival, performed solo at the Sydney Opera House and created the spoken-word festivals – Night Words and Word Travels Festival. Merrill is founder of the national performing writers’ program Australian Poetry Slam.
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Friday November 27 Youth Media Conference
Friday November 27 2015 NEMBC Conference Reception Night
Saturday November 28 NEMBC Conference and Gala Dinner
Sunday November 29 NEMBC 2015 AGM
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Live interstate and want to attend the conference? The NEMBC is here to help.
We are offering travel subsidies for those who live outside of Sydney. These subsidies will help cover a budget return air or rail ticket, as well as petrol costs but do not cover accommodation expenses. Fill in the form here. Applications close Thursday 20th October, 2016
Getting to the conference
There are many options available to get to Sydney from rural areas and interstate.
If you’re in rural New South Wales:
Train services travel to Sydney from regional areas.
Greyhound coaches travel to Sydney from many rural areas in New South Wales.
Get a group of broadcasters from your station together and car pool.
If you live interstate:
There are direct flights and coach services to Sydney from all capital cities in Australia.
Thank you to the Community Broadcasting Foundation for supporting the 2016 Radioactive Youth Media Conference.