ROLE / ORGANISATION
Youth Development Officer – Arts and Social Media
City of Greater Geelong
Mardi Hirst has been a Youth Development Officer at the City of Greater Geelong since 2007, with the portfolio of Arts and Social Media, which includes the Odyssey Film Festival for Years 11 and 12 Media Studies students. Mardi has degrees in arts administration, art and design, business management, electronic media, and digital video, and is an artist in her own right, with a passion for street art, film, music and photography. She has also taught film at the tertiary level, worked in youth employment, and hosted community radio programs.