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Let’s recognise Maroondah’s youth

Published on 01 December 2017
  • Children and young people
  • Community

Maroondah’s young people are diverse, interesting and capable. So why not nominate a young person you know for a Victorian Young Achievers Award for 2018. 

The Victorian Young Achiever Awards acknowledge, encourage and promote the positive achievements of young people who are under 30 years of age as of 31 December 2017.

The awards provide an opportunity to shine a light, at a state level, on some of the amazing things young people in Maroondah are doing. 

  • Academy Graphics Regional Achiever Award ‒ recognises regional and rural community contributors in their chosen profession or field of endeavour.
  • Bartercard Online Achievement Award ‒ recognises a Victorian young achiever who demonstrates not only success in the online space, but conveys the character traits important to the industry.
  • Berry Street Create Change Award ‒ acknowledges and celebrates the commitment young people make in achieving or participating in positive activities that empower change locally, nationally and/or internationally. 
  • First National Real Estate Leadership Award ‒ acknowledges young people who set an example through their leadership and drive, paving the way for others to follow.
  • Kangan Institute Inspirational TAFE Student Award ‒ recognises an individual enrolled in a TAFE course that has overcome adversity to find success in their educational field.
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award ‒ recognises young people in regional and rural areas who are dedicated to those in need of health services.     
  • Saward Dawson Community Service and Social Impact Award ‒ recognises young people serving their communities through social enterprise and volunteering.  
  • The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award ‒ recognises those who strive for excellence, creativity and success in the fashion industry.
  • The Victorian Government Group Achievement in the Community Award ‒ recognises young people who have worked together as a group to provide a service, program or project for other young people.
  • WFI Insurance Small Business Achiever Award ‒ promotes those who “give it a go” in their own business, displaying determination, innovation, hard work and self-motivation. 

Nominations close:  Monday 18 December 2017

To nominate a young person for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards 2018, or to learn more, visit the Victorian Young Achiever Awards nomination page.

The awards will be presented at a gala ceremony on 18 May 2018. 

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