Youth Awards 2024

Youth Awards 2024 image with town hall in the background

Nominations are open for the City of Ballarat Youth Awards 2024.
Get started and nominate through the online form

Nominations close: Sunday 16 June 2024, 11.59pm
Save the date: Awards Ceremony, Friday 9 August 2024

Awards overview

The City of Ballarat Youth Awards provide the opportunity to recognise and celebrate our city’s outstanding young people aged 12-25.
Open to people aged 12-25, the awards are designed to celebrate the achievements of young people, as well as recognising influential adults who empower our youth and create opportunities for them to thrive. 

In 2024, there are 10 nomination categories and all nominations are considered for two overall major award categories, Major Award 12–17 years old and Major Award 18–25 years old. 

The 10 nomination categories for 2024 are:

  • Personal Growth Award
  • Group Project Award
  • Leadership in Sport and Recreation Award
  • Young Creative Award
  • Positive Leader Award
  • Compassion and Care Award
  • Youth Volunteer Award
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award
  • Influential Adult – Volunteer
  • Influential Adult – Worker

View or download the complete list of Youth Awards categories and criteria

Contact Information

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