The National Youth Awards is an Australian Government initiative that is in keeping with the original intention and purpose of National Youth Week—to celebrate, acknowledge and recognise Australia’s youth. The Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements by young people on behalf of young people.
NYA finalists announced!
A huge congratulations to the 2014 NYA finalists, who have overcome excellent competition to make the official shortlist.
This year’s Award nominations were both diverse and inspiring and we would also like to congratulate each and every entrant for their application. Keep an eye on this website for the announcement of the winners on Friday 11 April.
Health and Wellbeing Award
|Victoria Cox||23||SA (Erindale)|
|Evelyna Dhamarrandji||24||NT (Elcho Island)|
|Sarah Power||22||WA (Scarborough)|
|Lucy Richards||25||VIC (Armadale)|
Creating Pathways Award
|Benjamin Duggan||23||NSW (Queanbeyan)|
|Katrina Di Pietro||22||NSW (Fairfield West)|
|Ashlee Hodson||22||NSW (Belmore)|
|Jonathan Brown||25||VIC (Albion)|
Community Leadership Award
|Chris Eigeland||23||QLD (Birkdale)|
|Asunta Akeri||23||VIC (Tarneit)|
|Conrad Liveris||20||WA (Carine)|
|Daniel Camilleri||22||VIC (Kingsville)|
Safer Communities Award
|Chloe Cunningham||21||TAS (Newnham)|
|James Presneill||24||ACT (Giralang)|
|Jayde Ellis||23||NSW (Lane Cove)|
Personal Courage Award
|Tylah Schmidt||14||QLD (Mackay)|
|Jonty Walding||19||NSW (Dulwich Hill)|
|Caitlin Stuchbury||19||NSW (Nelson Bay)|
|Jewel Wheeler||16||NT (Milner)|
Cultural Understanding Award
|Chern’ee Sutton||17||QLD (Calavos)|
|Arif Khan||25||NSW (Keiraville)|
|Krista McMeeken||22||WA (Yokine)|
|Hope Musch||18||QLD (Mareeba)|
Positive Media Award
|Name of Story||Journalist/Writer/Radio announcer||Media Outlet|
|Breaking down the door day||Brooke Neindorf||ABC Rural|
|The teenagers just want to help||Lauren Paris||The Sun (QLD)|
|The truth is out there||Jo Davy||Ivanhoe and Valley Weekly Review (VIC)|
|Mental illness at university||Erin Stewart||ABC Ramp Up|
National Youth Awards 2013
The 2013 Awards were presented in Adelaide on 6 August 2013. Find out more about the winners here.
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