Nominations open for WA’s annual Youth Awards

Youth Minister Peter Tinley and Ocean Reef SHS students at a recent youth forum. Picture: Bruce Hunt d483483
Youth Minister Peter Tinley and Ocean Reef SHS students at a recent youth forum. Picture: Bruce Hunt d483483

NOMINATE a young person or organisation working with young people who are excelling for WA’s annual Youth Awards.

Currently in their 20th year, the awards recognise West Australians aged 12 to 25 for their achievements and contribution to the community, as well as individuals and organisations that work with and support the state’s youth.

Category winners will receive a $1000 prize and the WA Young Person of the Year will receive a $10,000 travel bursary to take part in youth-related events and activities across WA as well as airfares to an international destination of the winner’s choice, valued up to $3000.

Nominations close Thursday, September 6 with winners announced at the State Theatre Centre of WA on Friday, October 12.

Visit www.yacwa.org.au.