Member for Morwell Russell Northe is calling for nominations for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards for 2017.
Mr Northe said the Young Achiever Awards recognise the achievements of young Australians who have worked to provide a service, program or project for young people that has resulted in positive, youth-led changes in a local community.
“Just last year Morwell’s very own Jessi McEwan featured in the winners list after being selected as Australia’s first Young Chef Ambassador representing our country in the World Chefs Forum in Norway,” Mr Northe said.
“It’s a tremendous pleasure to call for nominations for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards for 2017, and I particularly encourage young people from the Morwell electorate to apply.
“There are so many outstanding young role models in our community who are by example encouraging their peers to develop leadership and life skills with a sense of pride and self-confidence.
“If people know of a local young person who is motivating young Australians in their chosen field of endeavour, then encouraging them to nominate for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards is a tremendous way of highlighting those achievements,” he said.
Further information can be found at www.awardsaustralia.com/young-achiever-awards/vic or by connecting with the Young Achiever Awards on your preferred social media platform.
Nominations opened on 30th August and close on 1st December and nominees must be under 29 years of age as at 31st December 2016.
Judging will take place on Tuesday 4th April 2017 and the Awards Gala Presentation Dinner will be held on Friday 26th May 2017.
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