Nominate someone you know in our 2017 Youth Awards

Nominate someone you know in our 2017 Youth Awards

Released: 14 June 2017

Do you know a young person between 12–25 years doing amazing things in our community?  

Council would like you tell us about the inspiring young people in your life by nominating them for our annual Youth Awards, which celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements of young people in the shire.  

Mayor, Cr Jennifer Anderson said the awards are a fantastic way of recognising young people’s achievements.  

“There are so many young people in our shire that deserve recognition.  

“Whether it’s for their academic, artistic, community-based, and sporting or workplace endeavours, the awards are our chance to say thank you,” she said.  

Nominations open on Monday 26 June and can be for anyone aged 12–25 years who lives, works or attends school in the Macedon Ranges.  

Young people can be nominated in one of the following categories:  

  • Arts: for excelling in the arts
  • Academic: for giving their all to their education
  • Business: for an exceptional employee or apprentice
  • Sport: for excelling in a sporting endeavour
  • Live4Life: for flying the flag for youth mental health and wellbeing
  • Community: for contributing to our community in other ways.  

Submit a nomination online or pick up a nomination form from a Council service centre in Gisborne, Romsey, Woodend or Kyneton.  

Nominations close on Sunday 30 July at 5pm.   

The winners will be announced at the 2017 Youth Awards presentation night on Tuesday 29 August in Kyneton Town Hall.

The evening will be organised and run by the Macedon Ranges Youth Ambassador program leaders.  

For more information, contact David Hale on 5422 0226 or email

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