Youth Awards

YCDCo is proud to support local young people who contribute to the wellbeing of their community. These awards seek to provide recognition of the many ways young people contribute positively to our community.


  • Nominee primary residence must be within a 15km radius of the Yackandandah township;
  • Prizes will be awarded to young people who initiate or contribute to local community wellbeing that is ‘environmentally, and/or socially, and/or culturally’ focused. (Local is designated to be within 50 kilometres of Yack Post Office.);
  • ‘Junior Youth Award’ – Awarded to one person who is still at primary school during 2016;
  • ‘Senior Youth Award’ – Awarded to one person 21 years of age, or younger, on the 26th of January, 2016.

Prizes and Judging

  • Junior Youth Award – $250.00;
  • Senior Youth Award – $400.00;
  • Awards will be announced and presented at the Yackandandah Australia Day celebrations in Sir Isaac Isaacs Park on the 26th of January each year.


  • Entries open in October (2016 date to be confirmed)
  • Entries close in early December, 2016 (2016 date to be confirmed)

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