Broome Youth Week Awards

Proudly Supported by Shire of Broome Youth Advisory Council, Broome Youth and Families Hub and Life Without Barriers.

The Broome Youth Week Awards recognise outstanding achievements and successes to celebrate the contribution young people make to our community.

National Youth Week celebrates the contribution that young people make to our community. All Awards are open to youth aged 12 to 25 in Shire of Broome/surrounding communities. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each category.

Nominations open 3 March and close on the 4 April. Finalists will be announced and awarded at the Awards Night on the 7 April, Broome Civic Centre.

To Nominate yourself or a young person in your life, please compete the form attached and email to BroomeYWA@lwb.org.au

 

 

Community Spirit Award – Sponsored by Shire of Broome

The Community Spirit Award recognises an individual or group who make a significant and selfless contribution to their local community. The recipient of this award will be committed to using their time, skills or knowledge to help others. Their efforts in the community help to make Broome a vibrant, strong and welcoming community.

 

 

Aboriginal Leadership Award – Sponsored by Aarnja

We are looking for emerging young Aboriginal leaders. Nominees will demonstrate a commitment to influencing positive outcomes for their family, friends, peers and community as a whole. Nominees are likely to be normal people who are prepared to do exceptional things. They can come from any part of our community. They will be good role models who can challenge negative stereotypes and stand up as proud Kimberley Aboriginal people.

 

Leadership Award – Sponsored by Yawuru

We are looking for emerging young leaders who are under 18 years of age. Nominees will demonstrate a commitment to influencing positive outcomes for their family, friends, peers and community as a whole. Nominees are likely to be normal people who are prepared to do exceptional things. They can come from any part of our community.

 

Young Families Award – Sponsored by Broome Youth and Families Hub

This award celebrates the achievements of young families living in Broome. It recognises young parents and/or carers (aged 25 or under) who are successfully providing a safe and supportive environment for their children. It acknowledges the important work that these parents/carers do on a daily basis to care for their family, as well as their engagement in activities which promote their children’s development. The recipients of this award show a strong committment to giving their children the best start possible in life.

 

 

The Personal Achievement Award – Life Without Barriers

Recognises and celebrates the achievements of an individual. The award is targeted at specific personal achievements ranging from being able to tie a shoelace independently to obtaining employment. All personal achievements are not only important but valuable; this award is aimed at not only recognising but celebrating these individual achievements.

 

 

 

 

Young Carer Award – Sponsored by Red Cross and Helping Minds

The Young Carer Award recognises an individual who provides voluntary care to a person or people in their community, making a significant positive contribution to the life of others.

 

Sport and Recreation Award – Sponsored by Broome Sports Association

We are looking for an exceptional young sportsperson or athlete who is also committed to helping others in their chosen area. The nominees will regularly go above and beyond to contribute to their community and assist others.

 

Education and Training Award – Sponsored by North Regional TAFE

This award will recognise an outstanding performer committed to furthering their education.

 

Entrepreneurship Award – Sponsored by Broome Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

A vision for Broome’s future is to grow into a hub of innovation where unique products are created, with businesses offering dynamic service that make Broome an inspiring destination to live. The award seeks to unearth those with an entrepreneurial spirit, who are already displaying signs of becoming future leaders of Broome’s business community. The recipient of this award must hold an ABN and display evidence of current business enterprise – whether that is goods or service – which the Chamber will champion into future growth.

 

 

 

 

 

No Shame Award – Sponsored by Headspace Broome

The No Shame Award is awarded to an individual who has:

Encouraged others that there’s ‘no shame in talking it out’

Helped promote help seeking amongst their peers and worked to reduce stigma.

 

 

 

Caring for Country Award- Sponsored by Yawuru.

The Caring for Country Award recognizes young people who are committed to looking after the environment. Nominees are those who have shown cultural knowledge of their country and understanding of the value of caring for the natural environment in Broome and surrounding communities.

 

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