5 to 14 April 2013 is Youth Week in Australia. If you don't know what this means, it is that every year there is a week devoted to the Youth ages 12 to 25.
The theme for 2013 is Be Active, Be Happy, Be You. Every council in cooperation with hundreds of non-government organisations organises activities such as workshops, competitions and festivals.
There is also a massive battle of the bands called Youth Rock. Youth Rock has been running since the year 2000. Past winners of Youth Rock include Silverchair, Alex Lloyd and Hayley Warner. There is over $10,000 in prizes and winners are judged by music industry executives. Entries are open online at this website
Youth Rock will be held between 10 to 14 April 2013.
For more information on what is happening in Youth Week 2013 in your area check out Youth Week NSW where you can see a local schedule for NSW events or search for Youth Week in your state. There is something on in every region of Australia, much of it for free...
If you wanted to try something new, now is the time.