Nominate a local young achiever

Youth achiever

Nominations for the NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers to be recognised!

Cr Brian Petschler, Mayor, The Council of the Municipality of Kiama encourages residents to nominate a local young person up to the age of 29 for the NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards.

“We have so many young people doing a great deal to make our community a better place to live. I encourage individuals, businesses and community organisations/groups to nominate a great young role model who is making a real difference. It would be great to see our community well represented in these prestigious Awards” said Mayor Petschler.

Nominations are being sought until Monday 7th December 2015 in the following categories:

  • The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award
  • AustralianSuper Career Kick Start Award
  • Freemasons of NSW and ACT Community Service Award
  • WHO Printing Environment and Sustainability Award
  • Aboriginal Education Council Aboriginal Education Award
  • Santos Indigenous Achievement Award
  • First National Real Estate Leadership Award

The Awards will culminate with a Gala Presentation Dinner on Friday 1st April 2016 at the SMC Conference and Function Centre in Sydney.

All category winners will receive $2,500 thanks to Masonicare and a trophy. One of the seven category winners will be chosen as the NSW/ACT Overall Young Achiever of the Year and will win an additional $5,000 thanks to Masonicare and a state trophy. All nominees will receive a certificate of achievement for their extraordinary commitment to their chosen field of endeavour.

Nomination enquiry brochures are available from Council or the Awards sponsors. For further information email phone the Awards office on 1300 735 445 or visit

Recognise a young person now and make their day!

NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards 2014/2015

header-bgNominations are open in the 2014/2015 NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards.

The Awards provide an opportunity to shine a spotlight on our youth and a chance to say a big thank you to those young people in your community going the extra mile. Nominations are open in the following categories for young people aged between 12 – 28 years:

  • The AustralianSuper Career Kick Start Award
  • The Santos Indigenous Achievement Award
  • The Australian National University Science Leadership Award
  • The Coffee Club Arts &Fashion Award
  • The Bartercard Leadership & Innovation Award
  • The Who Printing Environment & Sustainability Award
  • The Freemasons of NSW & ACT Community Service Award

Recognise, reward and acknowledge our young Achievers!! Award winners will receive $2,000 and a hand crafted glass trophy.

Nominate a worthy contender today, nominations close Thursday 4th December 2014

Please contact the Awards office on 1300 735 445 or nominate online or get more information at