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2023 Youth Awards

17 January 2023

The City of Kingston acknowledges, encourages and most importantly promotes the achievements of young people 12 to 25 each year through the Youth Awards.

The Youth Awards provides an opportunity for community members to nominate young people for their contributions to the community within Kingston. Young people are active contributors to their communities and have achieved significant accomplishments across a variety of fields.

If you would like to nominate a young person, please read the information below carefully.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for an award, nominated individuals must be Australian citizens who either live, work or study within the City of Kingston
  • Nominees should have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.
  • Nominees for the Youth Awards must be 25 years of age or younger.
  • Individuals cannot self-nominate and can only be nominated in one category.
  • Community groups must be not-for-profit organisations, operating with the City of Kingston and must consist of four members or more.
  • Previous award winners are ineligible to win an award in the same category again.

Assessment Criteria

In choosing the recipients of the City of Kingston Youth Awards, nominees are assessed with regard given to:

  • Demonstrated impact, contribution and commitment to community
  • Demonstrated dedication to their passion, idea, and / or cause
  • Personal attributes of the nominee/s, such as positive role model for their peers, leadership innovation and / or creativity
  • Community groups must demonstrate that they meet an identified community need or priority

Nomination Categories
The nomination category will be for the City of Kingston Youth Awards.

Selection Process
Once nominations have closed, the selection panel will consider all eligible entries against the assessment criteria and select a winner. The selection panel consists of the Mayor and fellow Councillors of the City of Kingston.

Important dates
Nominations open Monday 24 April and close Friday 23 June 2023

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