Candidates must be :
- Aged between 18 to 27 years old
- At least one year out of school
- Available for the entire week in January
- Active in the local community
- A connection to District 9685
- Young leaders in the community or those who aspire to leadership
- Young adults seriously committed to development of their leadership skills
- Young leaders in the work force with an interest in leadership and management
- Young leaders from Sporting Clubs, Scouts & Guides, Church Groups, Surf Clubs, Businesses, Tertiary Institutions and all Community Groups
District 9865 : Northern district of Sydney metropolitan area - from Blue Mountains to the Sea north of Sydney Harbour, reaching across the Hawkesbury River and north to Toukley on the Central Coast. Including North Sydney, Chatswood, Gosford, Hornsby, Penrith, and Ryde.
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