Youth Awards

2022 Youth Award nominations are now open!

Since 2006, the Macedon Ranges Youth Awards have been an event dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the achievements and success of young people in the Macedon Ranges. The focus of the Awards is to recognise the significant contribution young people make to society, and to encourage young people to strive for their best and continue doing what they love and enjoy!

Nominations are open until Sunday 31 July, and the Macedon Ranges Youth Awards night will be held at the Kyneton Town Hall on Thursday 6 October.

For more information email or call (03) 5422 0333.

Award categories

All categories of the Macedon Ranges Youth Awards are open to young people, or groups of young people, 12-25 years of age who are employed, reside, study or are in some other way connected to the Macedon Ranges.

In 2022, young people will be recognised in the following award categories:

  • Will Power: young people who show real character and perseverance, especially in the face of adversity;
  • Good deeds: young people who give their time and energy to activities that support the wellbeing of another individual, group or community;
  • Pure imagination: young people pursuing their passion for creativity through the arts;
  • Nicely played: young people kicking recreational and physical activity goals;
  • Skilling It: young people excelling in a mentorship program, workplace or business;
  • Well Aware: young people who shine light on important issues/social causes and raises awareness in the community.

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2021 winners and awards ceremony

The 2021 Macedon Ranges Youth Award winners were:

  • Willpower – Lara Vicente
  • Nicely played – Hugo Lobb
  • Good deeds – Siena Payne
  • Skilling it – Gisborne Family Dental Trainee Dental Nurses: Melanie Horvath, Lorissa Koleceg and Abbey Raynor
  • Well aware – Molly Consiglio
  • Pure imagination – Mount Players Youth Theatre Leadership Group

Watch the awards