Oxygen Youth Facility - Development (Stages 2 - 4)


4-8 Gaffney Street, Coburg North

Project background

Oxygen Youth Centre - constructionOxygen Youth Space is Merri-bek's first youth centre and is a place for young people to hang out, meet friends, learn new skills and participate in a range of activities.

The centre was originally built as part the Merri-bek City Council Oxygen Project.

The current spaces include:

Oxygen Youth SpaceThis project implemented stages 2 to 4 of the Oxygen building masterplan, expanding the centre and creating new spaces and services for young people in Merri-bek.

The expansion allowed the centre to have a multipurpose room, internal courtyard, kitchen and an office space for youth in Merri-bek to access throughout the week.

The project contributes to the overall wellbeing of the community and provides a safe and interactive space for young people to socialise, learn – and access information and services, all under one roof.

Program timelines

Works were completed in November 2017 and the centre was launched by Council in February 2018.


$2.3 million