Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) is the youth advisory group for the Derwent Valley Council, who meet monthly to advise Council on youth issues and concerns and develop activities and projects for young people.
D’FAT was formed in 2002 and membership is free and is open to young people (12 – 25 years) throughout the Derwent Valley Municipality (Granton – Maydena).
To increase awareness of and address youth issues and concerns
To provide opportunities for community involvement
To facilitate and promote consultation between young people and community groups and all levels of government
To represent the views of young people
To develop young leaders
To promote a positive image of young people
To support and coordinate activities and projects for young people
D’FAT meets monthly on Thursday 7.00 PM at The Salvation Army, Derwent Valley Corps, 79 Hamilton Road New Norfolk.