Annual Children and Youth Awards

Annual Children and Youth Awards
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The Canterbury-Bankstown Youth Awards are open to all young people aged 12-18 years who live, work, or study in the Canterbury-Bankstown Local Government Area. Annual Children and Youth Awards The Canterbury-Bankstown Children and Youth Awards are open to all young people aged 12-18 years who live, work, or study in the Canterbury-Bankstown Local Government Area. Youth Programs; Youth Services
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Do you know a child or young person who has made a great contribution to our local community?

Now is your chance to nominate them to be recognised for their efforts.

Our Children and Youth Awards recognise the achievements of children and young people in the City of Canterbury Bankstown.. We have two age categories:

  • Children in Years 3-6
  • Young people aged 12-18 years

Nominations are open now and close on 5pm, Sunday 16 October 2022. Please read the information below to decide which category would fit best, and then apply below.

Nominate for the Youth Category here

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Nominate for the Children's Category here


Our finalists will be announced on Tuesday 1 November and a ceremony will be held on Tuesday 15 November.

For more information on the Children’s category contact anita.pesa@cbcity.nsw.gov.au 0438 674 349, or for the Youth Category please contact sarah.callaghan@cbcity.nsw.gov.au  0407 718 962. 

Children’s Category

The children’s category is open to all school children in Years 3-6, who live or study in the Canterbury-Bankstown Local Government Area.
Children can be nominated, or nominate themselves, in two categories:

KINDNESS AWARD

We care and respect ourselves, our friends, our family and our community.

CONTRIBUTION AWARD

We try our best.

Submit your nomination together with a piece of writing or drawing describing why the nominated child should win.

Winners of each category will receive a prize.

Youth Category

The youth category is open to all young people aged 12-18 years who live, work or study in the Canterbury-Bankstown Local Government Area. Winners  of each category will receive a prize.

Young people can be nominated, or nominate themselves, in six categories:

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

For young people who have shown significant achievement or improvement in one or more aspects of their academic life.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

For young people involved in improving their local community and helping their fellow community members.

CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS

For young people who have shown outstanding ability in different aspects of the creative and performing arts, such as music, drama and visual arts.

INSPIRATION

For young people who have shown an ability to shine through moments of adversity in their life and are an inspirational role model to others.

LEADERSHIP

For young people who have shown an outstanding ability to represent, lead and be a positive role model for their peers.

SPORTING

For young people who have shown significant sporting dedication and achievement in one or more areas.