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Fresh Words Young Writers Competition 2023

Unleash the storyteller in you and put your imagination on paper for your chance to win some great prizes! 

The Fresh Words Young Writers competition is open to students in Grade 5 – Year 12 in the following categories:  

  • Creative Writing - Maximum 750 words (any topic/theme)  
  • Poetry/Lyrics - Maximum 1 page (any topic/theme)  
  • English as an Additional Language - Maximum 750 words (any topic/theme, open to students who are currently enrolled in EAL studies) 

Entries open Monday 6 March and close on Friday 28 April. 

Check back soon for the online entry form and further information. 

For any questions, please contact


Music and art groups

The City of Casey has purpose-built performing arts rehearsal centre called The Factory. Please visit this dedicated page for information about music and art groups. 

FReeZA Committee – IGN!TE Entertainment 

IGN!TE Entertainment provides opportunities for young people (12 – 25 years) to assist with the planning, organisation, and delivery of Casey’s FReeZA events for other young people living within the City of Casey to enjoy. All events are drug, alcohol and smoke-free in supervised and safe venues.

If you have an interest in music, event management or are looking to have your say about what events should be held in Casey, then apply by filling out this FReeZA Application form.

For further information please contact the City of Casey 9705 5200. Applications are to be returned by February 24 2023 to the Youth Engagement Officer, Kim Hynes via -

Youth services program

Council is offering a variety of programs and activities for Casey youth. Please view our events and program Term One 2023 calendar and Youth Services Summer Holiday Program for more information.

You can also find out more about the Casey 360 BUS Summer school holiday visits.