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 2020;
  • ‘Senior Youth Award’ – Awarded to one person 21 years of age, or younger, on 26th January, 2020.

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 26th January each year.


  • Entries open on 1st October, 2019.
  • Entries close on Friday, 20th December, 2019 at 5.00 pm.

Futher Details

  • Please download the Nomination Form for full details (Word Document);
  • For any queries, please contact Ali Pockley on 0448 803 411 or at [email protected]