Nominations are now open for the 2013 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards
The Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards highlights the hard work and dedication of young people aged between 12 and 25 who have made significant contributions in areas including community work, sport, education, science, culture, the arts or the environment. Further, the Awards seek to acknowledge and recognise significant personal achievements of individual young people.
Young Canberra Citizen of the Year, Personal Achievement, Group Award
Youth Arts and Multimedia, Individual Community Service and Young Environmentalist.
Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) provides young people aged between 12 and 25 years with an opportunity to take a leading role in participation and consultation activities on issues that affect their lives; raise awareness of the aspirations, needs and concerns of young people within government and the community; and facilitate interaction between young people, the ACT Government and the wider community.
Youth InterACT Scholarships
The Youth InterACT Scholarships provide funding of up to $500 for individual young people aged 12 to 25 who wish to attend an activity of a learning capacity, sporting, conferences, personal or career development through participation in various activities, events or courses.
Youth InterACT Grants
Applications for Youth InterACT Grants round closed on the 5 July 2013.
Applications for Youth InterACT Grants round closed on the 5 July 2013.The Youth InterACT Grants aim to provide young people aged 12 to 25 or organisations who work with young people with funding to organise projects, events, activities and programs that benefit other young people in the ACT.
Youth InterACT hosted a full day of fun engaging recreational and skill based workshops for 100 young people across the ACT; each participant tried their hand at three separate 1 ½ hour workshops throughout the day. Youth InterACTion will be inclusive and accessible to all young people, providing a number of creative programs that encourage personal development, confidence and artistic expression.
Youth InterACT Conference
The Youth InterACT Conference is an annual event that aims to inform and engage young people in a variety of topical issues and exciting activities, whilst providing them with an opportunity to give feedback to the ACT Government.