Monday, 24 October 2011

Southern Cross Young Achiever Awards

The Southern Cross Young Achiever Awards have for over 20 years been giving the people of Tasmania an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the contribution that young people make in our community.

If you know someone between 14 and 28 years of age making an impact and achieving in one of the eight category areas listed below, you can give them a real boost by nominating them for these prestigious Awards. A nomination could have a positive effect, increasing confidence and self esteem and may have an impact on their lives.

Nominations will be sought throughout Tasmania until the 2nd December in the following categories:
·        TEMCO - Science and Technology Award
·        Hydro Tasmania - Environment Award
·        Print Applied Technology - Sports Award
·        First National Real Estate - Leadership and Innovation Award
·        Mat Goggin Foundation - Entrepreneurship Award
·        O Group - Trade and Enterprise Achievement Award
·        Heather and Christopher Chong - Community Service Award
·        University of Tasmania, Faculty of Education - Teaching Excellence Award

The Awards will culminate at a Gala Awards Presentation Dinner during National Youth Week on Saturday 21st April 2012 at Wrest Point.

Each category winner will receive a $1,000 Progress Saver account from ANZ and a trophy. One of the eight category winners will also be chosen as the Premier’s Young Achiever of the Year and will receive a $1,000 grant from the Tasmanian Government and a fabulous holiday for two provided by Wrest Point and Qantas (conditions apply).

See attached nomination form for more details on how to nominate or call the Awards office if you need assistance with your nomination…
Nominations can be submitted online at, mailed to the Awards Office (GPO Box 1610, HOBART, TAS 7001) or emailed to
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at the Awards Office on 6234 9677. You can also receive up to date information on facebook.

Please pass the email onto anyone you think should receive more information regarding the Southern Cross Young Achiever Awards.

We look forward to receiving your nomination/s.

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