Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards

The 2022 Warrnambool & Moyne Youth Awards are now open.

Nominations close Monday 25th July.

The Youth Awards recognise people aged between 12 - 25 who demonstrate the values of Respect, Kindness, Resilience, Responsibility, and Passion.

All community members – coaches, employers, teachers, peers, friends, siblings, grandparents, mentors and so on - are invited to nominate young people they think deserve celebration.

You are encouraged to talk to the young person that you are nominating to make sure you provide as much information as possible in the nomination. Co-writing the nomination with the nominee is allowed.
This year’s Youth Awards presentation will be held at Deakin University Warrnambool on Sunday 4th September as part of Victorian Youth Fest Celebrations September.

Nominations can be made via our online portal or via hardcopy nomination form on request by contacting Youth Engagement via youthservices@warrambool.vic.gov.au or 5559 4800

Watch the 2021 Youth Awards Live Stream here:

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 Warrnambool and Moyne 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.

Privacy Statement

The personal information requested on the Youth Award nomination form is being collected by Warrnambool City Council for the purpose of the Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards or any other directly related purpose. The personal information will also be disclosed to Moyne Shire Council, the Warrnambool & Moyne Youth Award Ambassadors for the purpose of assessing, finalising, and promoting the Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards. It will not be disclosed to any other external party without your consent, unless required or authorised by law. If the personal information is not collected, the nominee will be ineligible to participate in the Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Award. If you wish to alter any of the personal information you have supplied to Warrnambool City Council, please contact Council and ask to speak to Youth Services via 55594800 or email rnevinberger@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

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

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

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

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This personal information is being collected by Warrnambool City Council to apply for or register your interest in a Youth Engagement program or any other directly related purpose. It will not be disclosed to any other external party without your consent, unless required or authorised by law. If the personal information is not collected we will not be able to contact with you with more information about the program you have inquired about. If you wish to alter any of the personal information you have supplied to Warrnambool City Council, please contact Council and ask to speak to Youth Services via 55594800 or email rnevinberger@warrnambool.vic.gov.au