Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards

Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards is an annual event coordinated by the Youth Councils of Warrnambool and Moyne.

The Youth Awards provides the community with an opportunity to recognise and celebrate our young people’s diverse talents, achievements and contribution to their communities.

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 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

All nominees will be presented with a certificate.

The runners up in each age category will receive a $100 gift voucher, as well as a plaque.

Winners in each age category will receive a $200 award and a plaque.


The awards are open to young people aged between 12 and 25 years who live, work, learn and play in the City of Warrnambool and Moyne Shire.

All information provided remains the property of Warrnambool City and Moyne Shire Councils and will be treated confidentially.

Nominate a young person


Nominations close 16 March 2020

Youth Week Showcase

This year, we are looking to showcase and celebrate the diverse talents of young people aged between 12 and 25 years from our region. The 2020 awards will see the launch of a Youth Showcase which will include exhibits of work from young creatives, young performers, young entrepreneurs, young tradespeople and young apprentices. The showcase will be launched during Youth Week at the Lighthouse Theatre Warrnambool and will be on display from the 3rd - 19th April 2020.

Young performers will be invited to perform at the Youth Awards on Friday 17 April at the Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool. 

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST www.warrnambool.vic.gov.au/expression-interest-youth-week-showcase

Expressions of Interest close 9 March 2020.


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

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

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