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Where are our young achievers?

Do you know a young person up to 29 years of age making their mark or a valuable community contribution in one of the seven categories open for nomination? If so, why not show your appreciation by nominating them for a NSW/ACT Young Achiever Award. The awards aim to recognise New South Wales’ and ACT’s outstanding young achievers and role models and give them a pat on the back for their efforts. Nominations are being sought throughout the state until December 7, 2015 in the following categories: The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award, AustralianSuper Career Kick Start Award, Freemasons of NSW and ACT Community Service Award, WHO Printing Environment and Sustainability Award, Aboriginal Education Council Aboriginal Education Award, Santos Indigenous Achievement Award, First National Real Estate Leadership Award. The awards will culminate with a gala presentation dinner on Friday April 1, 2016 at the SMC Conference & Function Centre. Category winners will each receive $2,500, thanks to Masonicare, and a magnificent trophy. One of the seven category winners will be chosen as the 2016 NSW/ACT Young Achiever of the Year and will win an additional $5,000, thanks to Masonicare, and a state trophy. To find out more ‘Like’ us on Facebook or join in the conversation on Twitter, #NSWACTYAA Nominations are made online at or contact the awards office for further information on 1300 735 445.