QUEENSLAND

Queensland Young Achiever Awards

BB Print Regional Achiever Award
The BB Print Regional Achiever Award aims to recognise our regional and rural community contributors. The Award will acknowledge excellence in a chosen profession or field of endeavour. It might be a career achiever or someone involved in primary industry, agriculture or manufacturing. The Award will also recognise those involved in volunteering, sport, art, culture, academia, a regional initiative, project or it could be an act of bravery that deserves recognition. 
This Award presents an opportunity for our whole community to gain inspiration from their dedication, commitment, leadership or act of heroism.  
  • Describe the achievements/contribution to the community.
  • How do the achievements compare to others involved in the same field?
  • Impact on the community and who and how many benefit.
  • Barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome.
  • Hours contributed (paid and/or unpaid)
  • Examples of achievements, initiative, planning, management and leadership.
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night.
First National Real Estate Leadership Award
Tenacity, dedication, passion, selflessness and confidence are the key qualities of those amazing young people who are the “leaders” and driving force in our communities. These young people are at the forefront of achievement and community contribution in their work or field of endeavour. 
They may have implemented change within their group, business or organisation that has altered the way people think and perform for the better.  They may be leading, and driving those around them on a journey of achievement or improvement. They may have overcome difficulty, adversity or hardship to achieve excellent outcomes and raise pride in the community and our state. Whether it is in sales, customer service, their employment or trade or community contribution, the First National Real Estate Leadership Award acknowledges young people who set an example through their leadership and drive, paving the way for others to follow. 
  • Tell us how the nominee has displayed leadership.
  • Outline the leadership qualities.
  • What specific outcomes and successes has the nominee achieved?
  • Describe any barriers or difficulties the nominee has overcome.
  • Who and how has the community benefited from the leadership?
  • Identify any training/development the nominee has undertaken to develop the leadership skills.
  • What is the lasting/sustainable legacy of the nominee’s leadership efforts (If relevant)?
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
iFly Online Achievement Award
The need for a new generation of digital-savvy online practitioners is clear, as is the value of having established innovative professionals continually upgrading their skills to meet the needs of the rapidly changing online environment. The aim of iFly Online Achievement Award is to recognise local young achievers who demonstrate not only success in this space, but conveys the character traits important to the industry - Creativity, innovation, agility and has a keen interest for information technology.
  • Contribution to online - Include links to any examples of work conducted online or connected to the internet e.g. websites, online campaigns, apps

  • Detail any work experience you have had working in the online space

  • Detail how you embody the traits of creativity, innovation, agility, real time decision making 

  • What interests you about information technology?

  • What is an example of a successful website (Australian) and why?

  • Your vision of the future of online in Australia?

  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night

Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award
Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are using their own stories and life experiences to give back to their communities. These passionate and dedicated young Indigenous people are strong role models and are making a real difference. The Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award acknowledges and celebrates the commitment of these young people in achieving excellence.
  • What contributions have you made to your local community and the wider community?
  • How have these contributions and achievements benefited the community? (ie: improvements in physical, emotional, intellectual and/or spiritual wellbeing) 
  • Have you been a leader or a role model in the community? If so, how has your role benefited your community?
  • How has your education, training and/or employment (if applicable) enabled you give back to your community?
  • What successes and cultural achievements have you had?
  • Outline any barriers you have had to overcome.
  • What are your plans and goals for the future?   
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award
Trusted, reliable and understanding are all core values of LGIAsuper and are also those of our community volunteers. The LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award aims to acknowledge those who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution and have positively impacted the lives of others and their community. This Award covers all aspects of volunteering including (but not restricted to) youth at risk, the homeless and disadvantaged, emergency services, health, aged care and not for profit organisations. Nominees are community volunteers who, through exceptional leadership and support to others, demonstrate innovative ways to achieve excellence beyond what is expected of them. 
  • Nature of the volunteer’s exceptional achievement/s
  • Impact the volunteer has had, and the benefits they have provided to the organisation and/or the local community that is above and beyond what is expected of them
  • Obstacles overcome by the volunteer as part of their achievement
  • Highlight the level of commitment, dedication and professionalism demonstrated by the volunteer
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award
The spirit of creativity, the energy and drive of young artistic people including those within the Fashion and Design Industries is enthusiastically applauded by the Coffee Club.  With youth leading the way in fashion, design, textiles, visual art, dance and dramatic industries it is important to applaud their achievements in a fast paced, stressful and success driven environment. Through the Arts and Fashion Award, recognition is given to those who strive for excellence, creativity and success. The Arts and Fashion Award highlights the importance of the Arts Industry throughout Queensland and rewards the next generation of artists.
  • Contribution and interests in local & wider community and benefits to the Queensland Community

  • Commitment to personal development in the arts

  • Creativity and professional standards

  • Training and education levels of individuals

  • Prizes and awards – local, national, international

  • Performance/exhibition achievements

  • Level of any past or future sacrifices made or difficulties to overcome.
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night

The University of Queensland Create Change Award
Many young Queenslanders are passionate about creating change. The University of Queensland Create Change Award will recognise young people that are driving activities, programs and initiatives that promote or create change. The Create Change Award acknowledges and celebrates the commitment young people make in achieving or participating in positive activities that empower change locally, nationally and/or internationally.
  • Outline the program, project or initiative that the nominee has been involved with to create change
  • What specific outcomes and successes has the nominee achieved or been involved with to incite change?
  • Who has benefited from the programs/initiatives?
  • Why is the nominees program or initiative needed?
  • Describe any barriers or difficulties the nominee has encountered.

  • Outline the training and/or education of the nominee and how this may have contributed to their ability to create change.

  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
WFI Insurance Small Business Achiever Award
Many young individuals have successfully started or are operating their own small businesses or franchise and are making important economic and social contributions to Queensland. Creative business, franchises and commercial ventures provide opportunities for growth, productivity, leadership, training and employment. Many are also giving back to the community or giving others an opportunity. 
Young small business owners and operators are rolling up their sleeves, developing and realising their corporate vision and mission. The WFI Insurance Small Business Achiever Award promotes those who “give it a go” through determination, innovation, hard work and self-motivation, rewarding those who make their own luck and opportunities a reality. 
  • Provide a brief background of the business and description of product/service.
  • Provide examples of activities the nominee has undertaken to advance the business, franchise or commercial venture.
  • Outline the contribution to the local and wider community; and benefits to Queensland.
  • Has the nominee had any recent business achievements or performance success.
  • Source of funding, grants and budgets (if applicable).
  • Barriers or difficulties the nominee has faced and how they have been overcome.
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night.