Youth Awards


Winners of the 2017 Macedon Ranges Youth Awards were announced on the 29 August at the Kyneton Town Hall.

This annual event recognizes and celebrates the extraordinary and diverse achievements of young people aged 12-25 who go to school, work or live in Macedon Ranges Shire.

For further information, call David Hale on (03) 5422 0256.

2017 Winners


Drama/dance (group): VET Creative Industries Class

Music (Individual): Emily Royle

Visual Arts: Jock Turner

Community Participation

Community Leadership/Initiative Group: Kyneton Secondary Interact Club

Community Initiative Individual: Rauri Barker

Environmental Awareness: Kyneton Secondary Green Team

Community Leadership: Ren Wilson


Individual: Molly Warburton

Team: Kyneton Tigers u15 Girls Football


Individual: Alyssia De Grandi


Positive mental health promotion: Jason Rising


Business Innovation/Social Enterprise: Joshua Murray

Business Employee: Jory Armstrong

Apprentice: Alistair Hanson

2016 Winners


Drama (Individual): Rauri Barker

Music (Individual): Lauren Walduck

Music (Group): Ex Marks the Spot

Visual Arts: Meghan Walker

Community Participation

Community Initiative Group: Z Club, Kyneton Secondary College

Community Initiative Individual: Sharina Mayman

Community Safety: Taking a Stand, Gisborne Secondary College

Environmental Awareness: 1st Gisborne Scout Group

Community Leadership: James Morris


Individual: Hollie Buerckner

Team: Gisborne Secondary College, Intermediate Boys Cross Country


Individual: Lucinda Harrison


Mental Health Initiative Individual: Lily O'Sullivan

Mental Health Initiative Group: Live4Life


Business Innovation/Social Enterprise: Dylan Moait

Business Employee: Brooke Young

Apprentice: Nicholas Lawrence