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Youth Recognition Awards

Welcome to the Wattle Range Council Youth Recognition Awards

As part of the National Youth Week 2017, the Wattle Range Council is pleased to open our Youth Recognition Award for nominations.

Council recognises the important and valuable contribution our youth make to the community. To acknowledge this contribution we invite youth from 12-25 years to nominate and be a part of the awards process.

The awards are designed for young people to be nominated by their families, friends, parents, youth workers, teachers, counsellors, employers and other members of the local community or they can self-nominate for the awards.

Award Categories

There will be five awards, which have been outlined below:

WRCYRA Community     Contributions to the Community/Community Involvement Award
Recognises an individual who has made a positive contribution to the community, has volunteered their time to help others and/or is an active member of the community (Volunteering with community group/school)
WRCYRA FamilyFriends

Helping Out Family and/or Friends Award
Recognises an individual who has assisted tirelessly a family or friend in need.

WRCYRA Learning Learning Success  (Continual Improvement) Award
Recognises an individual who works to continually improvement themselves or assists others in learning outcomes
WRCYRA Employment

Employment Achievement  Award (e.g. New initiative, Facing a job/ training challenge)
Recognises an individual whose innovation and ideas have been recognised by peers.

WRCYRA Challenge Overcoming A Challenging Life Situation Award
Recognises an individual who has turned a negative situation into a positive. They have had the courage to get through a bad situation and show great resilience and determination. This person is someone who inspires others



  • Certificate and monetary prize to each category winner

  • Every nomination receives a certificate and promotional bags

A presentation night will be held on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in Penola.


Nominations will be accepted until Wednesday, 22 March 2017. The Guidelines, Conditions of Entry and Nomination form are available to download below:

Youth Recognition Awards - Guidelines, Conditions and Nomination Form(443 kb)


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