Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards

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


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.


First published on February 8, 1952, the NT News has been serving the people of the Northern Territory for more than 60 years.

The NT News represents the people of the Territory with fair, investigative and quirky journalism. We encourage our readers to interact with us across different platforms so we can campaign to improve and celebrate the Territory way of life. The NT News is unconventional, bold, unique and unashamedly Territorian, and allows readers to escape the daily grind and to be informed while also enjoying the lighter side of life.



Award Category Partners

Spirit Super is an Industry SuperFund with $26 billion funds under management and over 325,000 members across Australia. We’re here to help hard-working Australians get the most out of their super. We offer low fees, free advice and a focus on competitive investment returns. We take great pride in offering excellent service no matter your life stage or retirement goals. When it comes to super, it all starts with spirit.
Advice on Spirit Super is provided by Quadrant First Pty Ltd (ABN 78 102 167 877, AFSL 284443) and the issuer is Motor Trades Association of Australia Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd (AFSL 238 718, ABN 14 008 650 628) the trustee of Spirit Super (ABN 74 559 365 913). Consider the PDS and TMD at before making a decision.

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 Industry, Tourism and Trade

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade supports industry development through globally competitive strategy, policy and promotion and delivers a regulatory framework that enables responsible growth, market access and stakeholder certainty.

The department harnesses opportunities to attract visitors, trade and commerce and proactively promotes the value and strengths of the Territory, its people and regions.

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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


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.


Department of Education 

The Department provides education to young Territorians from the early years to adulthood.

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.


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.


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.

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.

Coleman’s Contracting & Earthmoving are a local family owned and operated business and have grown to be able to facilitate a diverse range of works including Road Construction and Maintenance, culverts, drainage installation and repairs and the installation of effective erosion protection. We also offer earthmoving services for project development including clearing, trenching, site levelling and preparation, subdivision, Orchard clearing and Rehabilitation.


The Awards Australia Foundation Ltd (AAF) is a registered charity aimed at advancing social and public welfare, promoting reconciliation, mutual respect, tolerance between groups, and celebrating culture. The Foundation aims to achieve its goals by providing community awareness and inspiration, and support to Indigenous Australians and individuals from different ethnic groups, those living with a disability or those affected by disadvantage. Through its initiatives, AAF will provide funds for specific award categories and their winners, cultural training, accessibility to awards nights for those living with a disability, and support for those experiencing disadvantage to attend an awards night.

Somerville Community Services has been operating in the Northern Territory for over 50 years. The organisation has a long and rich history of providing community based services to families, individuals and people with disability.

At Somerville we prioritise and advocate for access to resources that assist Territorians to improve their circumstances through our Disability Services.


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?

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 E3 Productions is one of the Northern Territory's leading providers of entertainment and event solutions.

We live and work by our mantra, "Excellence, Events, Entertainment" and we believe in delivering the highest quality product possible.






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

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