Youth Awards

2018 Youth Award winners announced!

Young people who have made outstanding contributions in fields such as art, sport and business were recognised on Tuesday night at Kyneton Town Hall at the 2018 Macedon Ranges Youth Awards.

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

The 2018 Macedon Ranges Youth Award winners are:


  • Drama/dance (Group): Cowboys and Angels Dance Academy
  • Music: Kenny and Mitch
  • Visual Arts: Ties Urie

Community Participation

  • Community Leadership/Initiative Group: Kyneton Community Soup Kitchen
  • Community Initiative Individual: Shaylyn Blyth
  • Environmental Awareness: Jackson O’Neill
  • Community Leadership: Jessica Cockerill-Wright         


  • Individual: Hayden Muir
  • Team: GSC Year 7 Girls Netball Team


  • Individual: Janelle Spinks


  • Positive mental health promotion: Shannon Dawson and Alex Hanlon


  • Business Employee: Tamika Stanley
  • Apprentice: Kyle Stores

The Macedon Ranges' Youth Awards are an annual event that recognise the efforts and achievements of young people across our community.

Nominations for the 2019 Youth Awards will open in July 2019.