Resilience & Perseverance
A group or individual who has shown great character and persevered in a time of great challenge or adversity.
A group or individual who has shown resourcefulness, creative thinking and ambition by starting a small business or project.
School or Community Improvement
A group or individual who has given their time and energy to activities that positively impact their school or community.
A group or individual who stands up for something. or creates awareness on an issue they strongly believe in.
Arts, Music & Culture
A group or individual pursuing their passion for creative arts, music or culture.
To be eligible for an award, the nominee/s must:
- be aged between 12-25 years
- either live, work, study or volunteer in Yarra Ranges
A nomination can be made by friends, family, a professional or you can even nominate yourself!
You can nominate and individual or a group for an award.
We will contact all nominees before the event.
Our assessment panel will decide the award winners after nominations have closed.
There will be one winner, and one honourable mention per category.
Each award recipient will receive a gift, voucher and certificate for their achievement.
During the night, all nominees will also be recognised for their contribution.
Nominations close 21 October 2024.
For any questions please contact one of our Youth Development Officers by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating YOUth Awards Night is supported by the Victorian Government through the Engage! Program.
2023 Award winners
Resilience and Perseverance Award – Willow Swaneveld
School or Community Improvement Award – Ethan Prentice
Young Entrepreneur Award – Jessica Course
Passionate Advocate Award – Hannah Zinnack, Jacob Neil
Art, Music and Culture Award – Amber and Charlie Canning