Young Person of the Year
This award recognises the achievements of an Aboriginal young person aged under 25 years for their leadership and contribution to their community.
Sponsored by the Office of the NSW Advocate for Children and Young People.
- Why do you think this person should be nominated for Young Person of the Year?
- Outline with examples the young person’s achievements.
- What has been the impact of their efforts and actions?
Nominations have now closed.
BY NOMINATING, YOU AGREE WITH THE CONDITIONS AND CRITERIA LISTED BELOW:
- Individual nominees must be Aboriginal, that being:
- Be of Aboriginal descent
- Identify as an Aboriginal person
- Be accepted as an Aboriginal by an Aboriginal community
- Self-nominations will not be accepted
- Nominees must be at least 16 years of age as of 1 December 2021 (Young Person of the Year nominees must be under 25 years of age) age to be listed on the application form
- AbSec employees are not eligible to vote or be nominated
- AbSec Youth Ambassadors are not eligible to vote
- An individual may not win an Award in more than one category in one year. If a nominee ranks in the first position across multiple Award categories, the AbSec Judging Panel will select the most relevant category for that nominee to win the Award for.
- Awards will not be granted posthumously
- No weight is given to the number of times a person is nominated
- 2 x referees are required to verify nominees information
- Finalists will be required to be interviewed and photograph used on our website and social media
- Aboriginality to be confirmed when completing online nomination of nominee