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2017 Youth Awards

Youth Festival

The 2017 Mount Alexander Youth Awards celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of young people in the shire by:

• Recognising the diverse range of personal and community achievements of local young people
• Encouraging young people in their chosen interests
• Providing role models for other young people

The awards are open to anyone aged between 12 and 25 who live, work, study or play in Mount Alexander Shire by recognising the diverse range of personal and community achievements of local young people through five different award categories.

Youth Awards Festival Friday 31 March!

Everyone is invited to come along and have some fun while celebrating the achievements of young people at a free Youth Festival on Friday 31 March 4pm to 7pm at Victory Park.

The family friendly event in Castlemaine will feature live music by Big Blue and entertainment by young people. Food by XtremeInc. Youth Projects, KT's coffee van, fairy floss and ice cream social available. Come and try your hand at some youth led activities like tie-dying, parkour or giant jenga!

Winners of the 2017 Mount Alexander Youth Awards will also be announced.

The 2017 Youth Festival is organised by young people and supported by Mount Alexander Shire Council. The festival is funded by a Victorian Government grant for National Youth Week.

Youth Awards Festival 2017

Youth Awards 2017

The five award categories for Mount Alexander 2017 Youth Awards are:

• Youth Leadership Award in the Workplace
• Youth Leadership Award in Music and the Arts
• Youth Leadership Award in Sports and Recreation
• Youth Leadership Award in the Community
• Youth Leadership Award in the Environment

Nominations are now closed.

The award celebrations are part of National Youth Week. Winners will be announced at a free Youth Awards Festival on Friday 31 March at Victory Park.

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