Youth Recognition Awards

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Nominations open
22 September –31 December 2017

Do you know a young person aged 8–25 years in the City of Onkaparinga who is undertaking outstanding actions and overcoming barriers to improve their communities and secure their futures? 

Annually the Onkaparinga Youth Committee deliver the Youth Recognition Awards, where young people are recognised, celebrated and showcased in the community for making a difference, achieving their goals and actively participating in community life.

In 2017 the awards had 59 award recipients for activities ranging from social justice activities, sporting achievements, community volunteering and overcoming personal challenges. 

‘Being told you’re appreciated is one of the most simplest yet incredibly uplifting things you can ever hear’

Nominations are invited for the 2018 Youth Recognition Awards in the following categories:

  • Personal achievement                                                
  • Contributions to the community
  • Learning success  
  • Employment achievement

The award ceremony will take place on the evening of Friday 13 April 2018 during the SA Youth Week Regeneration event.

PDF icon png Guidelines (456K)
MS Word icon Nomination form (871K)

For further information contact Alice Sheppard, Community Development Officer – Youth Leadership on 0400 279 328, or via email

2017 Youth Recognition Award winners


Onkaparinga Youth Committee logo OYC        Youth Recognition Award stack