AWARD APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED. 2019 AWARD DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY JUNE 2019 – SO STAY POSTED.
All those nominated receive an Award Certificate and congratulatory letter during Children’s Week in October.
A representative group receive their Awards at the Children’s Week Launch Ceremony at the National Museum of Australia on the UN’s Universal Children’s Day in Australia – 24 October 2018
Submitting an Award Nomination is a simple process – and is a great way to say ‘Thank you’
The Awards allow the ACT Children’s Week Committee to give public recognition to individuals or groups for outstanding contributions to the needs,
|6 AWARD CATEGORIES:|
|Exceptional Young Person Award
For a person under 21 years for having overcome extreme adversity and shown courage, perseverance and generosity OR for a person under 21 years who makes extraordinary contributions to other young people – voluntary work, advocacy or being a role model
|Youth Commitment Award
For groups of young people who see a need in their community and work together to create a solution
|Community for Children Award
For individuals, groups, volunteers, media, who have made an outstanding contribution to young people in the community ((may include programs, events, equipment, promotion or management)
|Child Development Award
For individuals, groups, organisations whose contributions significantly improve young people’s opportunities to learn and grow
|Intergenerational Contribution Award
For older people who have made an outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of children and young people OR for children and young people who have enhanced the lives of older people. Including an Exceptional Grandparent Award for a grandparent who has shown outstanding commitment and generosity to the development of children.
|Significant Contribution Award
For businesses who have made extraordinary contributions to young people