7NEWS Young Achiever Awards QLD

The 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards acknowledges and is grateful for the support of our partners:

Media Partners:


 7NEWS remains Australia’s most-watched and trusted television news service, with viewers tuning in every day and night for the most comprehensive and up-to-the-minute coverage of local and international news, sport and weather.


LiSTNR is a curated and personalised, free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news, creating a new audio destination for all Australians. Highly personalised, it provides listeners a new world of audio entertainment, with their own daily feed of audio and easy discovery of new content through curated recommendations. Available across a large array of devices including both iOS and Android, CarPlay and Android Auto, Google Assistant and Alexa and Android TV. Download the free app today.



 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 spiritsuper.com.au/pds 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).

                          For more than a century, The University of Queensland has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. Across our three campuses, UQ’s 6600 staff and 53,600+ students deliver and experience unparalleled teaching, learning and research excellence that creates positive change globally.
                   Kennelly Constructions was established in 2010 by proud Bundjalung men, Shane Kennelly and Adam Kennelly. We are a leading Aboriginal construction business providing engineering, building, electrical, maintenance and service support across Australia. We are pleased to partner with Awards Australia, to acknowledge our young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders.

Buying or selling a home is a critical financial decision, so finding the best service, advice and value for money possible is vital. IPSOS surveyed Australian adults in 2016 (Colmar Brunton in 2016 and 2017) & found First National’s agents ‘make buying and selling easy’ and that ‘they do what they say they will do’. First National agents were ranked above other agents in every category measured, including communication and advice, problem resolution, contract handling, marketing, moving services and value for money.







The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) contributes to Australia being the best place to start, grow and transform a small business and family enterprise, by assisting and advocating for small businesses and family enterprises. We celebrate the vital and deeply personal contribution made by small and family businesses to Australia’s prosperity, wellbeing, and community.

ASBFEO is inspired by the enterprising women and men who are finding new ways of delighting customers and creating valued livelihoods, wealth and opportunity for so many.








Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls. Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities for them by advocating for equity and equality, creating safe and healthy environments, increasing access to education and developing leadership and practical skills for a sustainable future.




  The Queensland Small Business Commissioner’s office has been established to enhance the operating environment for Queensland small businesses by providing practical information, support, and assistance to help them thrive.
We appreciate the unique nature of Queensland small businesses and recognise that there is no one-size-fits-all approach. To ensure we do our best to help small businesses thrive, we will:
• Deliver exceptional services
• Ensure fairness in all that we do
• Provide accessible and contemporary services
  Supporting Partners:    

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



Royal on the Park Hotel & Suites is a 4.5 star hotel, located in the heart of Brisbane City, overlooking the stunning City Botanic Gardens. Featuring elegant furnishings, a delightful in-house restaurant and lounge bar, a pool, spa and gym and a team who will welcome you as though you’re one of the family, Royal on the Park has been a home away from home for guests since 1969.



QENDO is Australia's longest serving organisation for people affected by endometriosis, adenomyosis, PCOS and other pelvic health related conditions. Our work assists in advising and advocating for improved services and quality of life for our members. We support anyone affected by endometriosis, adenomyosis, PCOS, infertility or pelvic pain, by offering them the tools, services and programs to understand and take control of their health.