NSW Children’s Week 2019 Award nominations closing soon

NSW Children’s Week 2019 Award nominations closing soon

by Freya Lucas

October 03, 2019

Nominations for the NSW Children’s Week 2019 Awards will close soon, with applicants encouraged to act quickly to ensure that the achievements and contributions of children and young people, as well as the adults who make positive impacts on their lives, are recognised. 

 

Seven awards for children and young people are in contention, alongside three for adults. Children, young people and adults can nominate individuals, groups, services or projects which fall within the award categories below. 

 

Children and young people award categories (nominees must be under 18) 

 

Community Art Award: for those who inspire through art, including painting, drawing, digital art, photography, performance, dance and music. 

 

Bravery Award: for those who demonstrate a single act or ongoing acts of courage, strength or determination.

 

Act of Kindness Award: for those who have or continue to offer acts of kindness by helping and supporting those around them.

 

Giving Back to the Community Award: for those who give up their time for their community through volunteering, programs and every day behaviours.

 

Environmental Award: for those who help support the environment through a range of acts, decisions and initiatives.

 

Newly Arrived Migrant or Refugee Award: for those who have made a positive contribution to their local community, region or state.

 

Voice Award: for those who use their voice to bring change, inform others, and raise awareness.

 

Adult award categories (nominees must be adults over the age of 18)

Inspiring Mentor Award: A person or group who supports, encourages and guides children and young people.

Foster Parent/Guardian Award: A person who is committed to helping the lives of children and young people in out of home care.

Teacher Award: A teacher who continues to improve the lives of children and young people and helps them reach their goals.

 

A winner will be chosen for each award category (10 winners in total) with each winner receiving a $200 gift voucher at a Children’s Week event held in Sydney, New South Wales. 

 

Nominations for the awards close on Sunday 6 October 2019, and may be completed by visiting this link. 

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