Youth advisory chance

Applications are now open for young people wanting to become members of the 2014-15 Fairfield Youth Advisory Committee.

Fairfield Council is asking young people to get involved in the city and have their say by applying for a position.

Fairfield mayor Frank Carbone said the committee offered a great chance for the council to connect with local youth.

To apply, you must be aged between 14 and 24, and live within the Fairfield local government area.

Make an application by visiting

In other news:

Hospital open day

Fairfield Hospital will hold an open day tomorrow.

The event will include guided tours of the hospital, health information, stalls and demonstrations, as well as a free barbecue lunch.

The hospital's general manager Arnold Tammekand said it was a chance for people to learn more about their local hospital and the services it provided.

The event will be held from 10am to 2pm.

For more information, call 9616 8830.

Reconciliation events

Fairfield Council will host three events to mark National Reconciliation Week.

The first will see the official launch of the NAIDOC '99 artwork, which is installed in the foyer of the Civic Wing of the council's administration building.

Mayor Frank Carbone will unveil the artwork on May 28.

The second event, on the same day, will be a presentation by local Aboriginal elder Aunty Val Linow.

The third event will be the launch of the We are United film. This will take place on May 30 from 5.30pm to 8pm at the Fairfield School of Arts.

For more information, call 9725 0222.