2022 Moyne and Warrnambool Youth Awards

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This year's Youth Awards presentation will be held as part of Victorian Youth Fest Celebrations in September. The Youth Awards recognise young people who demonstrate the values of Respect, Kindness, Resilience, Responsibility, and Passion. All community members – coaches, employers, teachers, peers, siblings, grandparents, mentors and so on - are invited to nominate young people they think are deserving of celebration.

Nominations will open in June and can be made via our online portal or via hardcopy nomination form on request. Keep an eye on this page for more details.

Awards Values and Criteria

The Youth Awards are divided into three age categories: 12-15 years; 16-18 years; and 19-25 years. In each age category awards will be given to nominees who have exemplified and demonstrated three of the following values through their efforts, attitude, behaviour and performance

• Cooperation
• Resilience
• Responsibility
• Kindness
• Passion

The Nomination Process

Nominations are made through an online application form. You will be required to supply nominee details including email address and contact phone number. Young people must be nominated by a community member.

We recommend that you discuss the nomination with the young person who is being nominated. Co-writing the nomination form with the nominee is encouraged.

Once nominations have been submitted, the nominee will receive an email and text message with instructions on how to accept their nomination.

The nominee must accept their nomination to be eligible for the award.

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must be aged between 12 and 25 during the period May 2021 – June 2022

Nominees must either live, work, volunteer or study in the Moyne and Warrnambool municipalities.

Applicants who have moved due to study or work commitments are eligible to enter if they have lived, worked, volunteered or studied in the Warrnambool and Moyne Local Government Areas during 2021 - 2022

Emphasis is given to actions, behaviours and achievements that demonstrate the selected values during 2021 – 2022. The nomination can be supported by examples outside of this time period.

Like to Know more about the Moyne and Warrnambool Youth Awards?

Rebecca Elmes at Moyne Shire Council on 5568 0555 or email youthawards@info.moyne.vic.gov.au

Becky Nevin Berger at Warrnambool City Council on 5559 4800 or email youthservices@warrnambool.vic.gov.au