The WA Youth Awards were established in 1999 to recognise young Western Australians aged 12 to 25 years for their achievements and contributions to the community. The Awards also reward outstanding youth groups and organisations that serve and support the state’s young people.
Nominations are open for the following categories:
- The Minister for Youth’s Outstanding Youth Worker
- The Commissioner for Children and Young People Participate Award
- The ECU Community Leadership Award
- The Perth Theatre Trust Cultural Endeavors Award
- The Hope Community Services Active Participation Award
- The Mercy Care Organisational Achievement (Large)
- The RUAH Organisational Achievement (Small)
- The RAC Innovation for a Sustainable Future Award
The WA Young Person of the Year will be selected from among the category winners, and will receive a $10,000 travel bursary to participate in youth-related events and activities across WA, in addition to two tickets to a European destination.
To learn more about the WA Youth Awards, the award categories, and to begin the nomination process, click here.