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Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards

Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards

Nominations for the 2021 Warrnambool & Moyne Youth Awards are now closed.

Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Awards is an annual event coordinated by the Warrnambool Youth Council and the Moyne Youth Awards Project Working Group.

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.

All young people nominated are recognised at a presentation ceremony which will be held on Sunday 25 July at Deakin University Warrnambool. The awards ceremony will also be broadcast via the Warrnambool City Council and Moyne Youth Council Facebook Pages.

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

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 plaque.

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 March 2020 – May 2021

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 2020 - 2021

Emphasis is given to actions, behaviours and achievements that demonstrate the selected values during 2020 – 2021. 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 Youth Council, and Moyne Shire Youth Award Working Group 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 [at] warrnambool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] 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 [at] warrnambool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au
Rebecca Elmes at Moyne Shire Council on 5568 0555 or email youthawards [at] info [dot] moyne [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au


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