7NEWS Young Achiever Awards now open

Nominations for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards are now open to showcase the achievements of young Victorians, and pay tribute to their vision, innovation and commitment to contributing to their community.


State Liberal Member for Eildon, Cindy McLeish said this is a great opportunity to recognise young people in the community who are making a positive difference across several categories.


Ms McLeish said, “We have so many young people in the area who are inspiring and leading the community in positive ways. This award is a wonderful way to identify those people and say thanks for their hard work.”


Nominations are open for categories including:

  • Saward Dawson Community Service and Social Impact Award

  • The Victorian Government Group Achievement in the Community Award

  • First National Real Estate Leadership Award

  • Kangan Institute Inspirational TAFE Student Award

  • The Bridge Create Change Award

  • IKON Services Environmental Sustainability Award

  • Luminary Tech Visionary Award

  • Generation Us Career Achievement Award

  • Yarn Strong Sista Indigenous Achievement Award

  • National Protective Services Safety and Wellbeing in the Workplace Award

  • Qoin Small Business Achiever Award

  • Danmark Online Achievement Award

Ms McLeish continues, “Category winners will each receive $2,000 in prizes and one of the category winners will be chosen as the 2022 Victorian Young Achiever of the Year and will receive a state trophy.”


“If someone comes to mind who you think is contributing positively to your area, please don’t hesitate to recognise and nominate them.”


The Young Achiever Awards began in 2012 with the purpose to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age.


Nominations close Tuesday 14th December 2021.

To submit a nomination, visit www.youngachieverawards.com select ‘VIC’ and then click the gold ‘Nominate Now’. Alternatively, make the process that much easier by calling the Awards Office on 9720 1638 and passing on your nominee’s details.

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