Youth Awards

The Youth Awards celebrate and recognise the amazing young people aged between 12 and 25 years of age who live, work or study within the Mildura Rural City Council area. The Youth Awards ceremony is held annually during National Youth Week.

Award Categories

The following is a summary of the six categories which make up Mildura Rural City Council's Youth Awards.

Further information on each category, including award criteria, can be found on the Youth Awards Application Form. 

Category  Purpose
Carer Award This award recognises an individual who is a carer for a family member, relative or friend with a disability, mental illness or chronic condition.
Volunteer Award This category recognises a young person who regularly gives up his or her valuable time and effort for the benefit of the community or an organisation
Community Award (Group) This category recognises a group of young people who have shown outstanding dedication through their involvement or participation in the community and have made a significant difference.
Artist Award (Individual) This category recognises a young person who has demonstrated initiative, innovation and made a positive community contribution through drama, visual arts, performing arts, technical support, debating literacy pursuits or music.
Arts Award (Group) This category recognises a group of young people who have shown outstanding dedication through their involvement or participation in the community and made a significant difference.
Environmental Award (Group) This category recognises young people who are committed to living a sustainable lifestyle, advocates for positive change and are passionate about the conservation of the natural environment.

 

2017 Youth Awards

The 2017 Youth Awards ceremony will be held on 19 April 2017.

Youth Award nominations close Friday 3 March 2017.