City of Melbourne Lord Mayoral By-Election Youth Forum - 7 May 2018

The Age and the Melbourne School of Government at The University of Melbourne hosted a Youth Forum for the forthcoming Lord Mayoral By-Election. Candidates for the 2018 election participated in a panel session, followed by questions from the audience.

How will the next Lord Mayor of Melbourne serve young people?

A Forum to discuss issues affecting young people studying, living and working in the City of Melbourne.

The next Lord Mayor of Melbourne will have a significant impact on issues shaping our City, such as planning for population growth; to ensuring the City is led transparently; and working with the State Government to deliver essential transport services.

This is a role that will affect the lives of thousands of people, including students at The University of Melbourne and other higher education institutions.

The Youth Forum was an opportunity for young people and students to put their concerns to the future Lord Mayor of Melbourne.

Confirmed candidates:
* Michael Burge
* Sally Capp
* Rohan Leppert
* Ken Ong
* Nathalie Nicole O'sughrue
* Sally Warhaft
* Jennifer Yang

* Professor John Howe, Director, Melbourne School of Government
* Professor Julie Willis, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
* Clay Lucas, City Editor at The Age
* Tyson Holloway-Clarke, Elected Member of University Council