Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards

The Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards acknowledges and is grateful for the support of our partners:


Founding Partner and Prize Patron



TIO is proud to once again be supporting the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards, as the founding partner and prize patron for over 25 years. TIO is the only insurer with a local contact centre, claims team and assessors who live in the Territory and our products are suited to Territory conditions.

Media Partners


7NEWS brings you the latest local news from Darwin. Stay up to date with all of the breaking headlines from Darwin NT.



HOT 100 is proud to support the local community & celebrate our youth at the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards.HOT 100 is the Top End's best music station.




Award Category Partners


Spirit Super is the super fund for hard-working Australians. With over 325,000 members and $25 billion funds under management, we offer low fees, award-winning service and a focus on competitive investment returns.

Past performance isn’t a reliable indicator of future performance. Consider the PDS and TMD at before making a decision. Issuer is Motor Trades Association of Australia Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd (AFSL 238 718, ABN 14 008 650 628). Advice is provided by Quadrant First Pty Ltd (ABN 78 102 167 877, AFSL 284443).



Set amongst tropical beachside gardens, Mindil Beach Casino Resort is the premier destination for those seeking a truly unforgettable experience in Australia’s Northern Territory. With the excitement of casino gaming, luxury resort accommodation, excellent amenities, spectacular pools and sunset cocktails your time with us will be unforgettable.



A customer-focused integrated rail operator, ORA provides rail service solutions in the NT, SA and NSW, including operating the 2,200km Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line. ORA prides itself on its extensive experience, operational integrity in rail and related supply-chain sectors, and its commitment to superior operational service levels and safety focused culture. 




Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

With a vision for a strong vibrant economy for all Territorians, our mission is to drive private investment and create jobs. We are positioned to attract greater investment and trade opportunities to develop the north, enabling the advancement of a skilled and capable workforce and supporting business growth and sustainability.



Department of Health

NT Health aims to achieve the best health and wellbeing for all Northern Territorians through the development, management and performance of the public health system. For the latest news and updates, follow NT Health on Facebook at



Department of Education

The Northern Territory Department of Education is focussed on ensuring that children are engaged in their education, are learning at schools and achieve the best possible outcomes as they progress through school. The department wants every child to have the best start in life and gain a bright future.


Territory Families

The Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities is a multi-functional human services and community-focused agency that works to provide responsive, safe and quality services and programs that empower communities and improve social outcomes for Territorians.



 Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an innovative, multi-sector university based in the Northern Territory. CDU teaches more than 24,000 students in over 100 regional and remote locations and across the nation through online learning. CDU is one of 5 top Australian Universities for graduate employment and salary outcomes.






Somerville Community Services Incorporated is a non-government, not for profit, community-based organisation operating three community service arms – Disability Services, Financial Counselling Services and Housing and Homelessness Services.
Our service footprint includes Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine and Alice Springs. We prioritise and advocate for access to resources that help disadvantaged Territorians to improve their circumstances.




With over 30 years’ experience in the print industry in the Northern Territory, Mark has worked hard to maintain ZipPrint’s excellent reputation while bringing a splash of his personality to every job.

As committed Territorians, ZipPrint and Asprint collectively contribute to a huge number of community events, clubs, athletes and awards, giving back to the communities that have supported them for many years.

 Together, ZipPrint and Asprint are industry leaders and known for amazing customer service and brilliant results, no matter how big or small the job is.




Glencore's McArthur River Mine is located in the Northern Territory approximately 970km south-east from Darwin and 60km south-west of its closest township, Borroloola. MRM mines one of the world’s largest zinc and lead deposits. It employs 1000 people and contributes around 20% of the value of the Territory's mining production.





Colemans Contracting & Earthmoving have been operating in the Darwin Region since 2008. Managing Director, Lloyd Coleman offers a wealth of experience gained from over 30 years spent in Civil Construction and Earthmoving in the Northern Territory. Through effective communication with client requirements, Colemans have been able to provide a valuable service to the community as a whole.




Here at McDonald’s NT, we are proud to play an active role in our neighbourhood. Many ways we do this is by developing skills and encourage learning with all our staff, supporting groups and charities that make a difference within the community and caring for our environment. McDonald’s NT employs over 1000 staff members from Alice Springs, to Katherine and in the Darwin regions.


Supporting Partners






Partners Julian Barry and Julie Franz have a combined 70 years of living in the Top End of the Northern Territory and Central Australia. Although most of our clients are based in Darwin, we have strong working relationships with clients in areas across the Territory including: Alice Springs, Gove, Katherine, Tennant Creek, and other remote locations. We can meet you face to face during usual office hours or at other times.

We have developed strong working relationships with our rural clients mainly using phone, Skype, and other electronic communication. We have travelled widely throughout the Territory as well and we understand the needs of people who live on both sides of the Berrimah line.

We represent a diverse cross section of the community including other lawyers, trades people, politicians, miners, doctors, academics, nurses, labourers, public servants, police, ADF, small business to medium sized business owners, remote community workers, straight and same sex couples, indigenous people, persons who speak English as a second language, and others.


Empowering, educating & creating opportunities for the generation of change makers. What makes you tick?

Join the Impact Collective and connect with others who seek to make positive change. Attend a masterclass, workshop your barriers or develop partnerships to strengthen your impact.    



We are the largest supplier of audio, lighting, staging and vision in the Northern Territory. We have delivered thousands of events throughout the NT from very remote locations to events in every major venue. We are specialists at live production and delivering premium events in the NT, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide successful event solutions for all types of events. We see a huge opportunity to support the local and national entertainment industry as we continue to invest in world class production equipment and contribute to the growth of the local NT events industry.


Energy Club NT is a non-for-profit and the leading organisation in Northern Australia providing a platform to connect the energy industry and stakeholders, initiate and sustain business relationships, support innovation, education and share information across the sector.

Established in 2015, Energy Club NT has now grown to over 440 members and we hosts events at least once per month in Darwin across the year. Events range from industry speakers with a focus on current and upcoming projects, opportunities and emerging technologies/issues facing the industry.

Energy Club NT supports development across a diverse energy sector and fosters collaboration that contributes to the growth and sustainability of the industry.