TASMANIA

Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

Tasplan Create Change Award
Many young Tasmanians are passionate about creating change. The Tasplan Create Change Award will recognise young people that are driving activities, programs and initiatives that promote or create change. The Tasplan 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 nominee's 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.
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

Colony 47 Transition to Work
The Colony 47 Transition to Work Award will acknowledge Young Tasmanians using their initiative to break into the force by undertaking further education, upskilling, gaining valuable experience in the workplace by volunteering, completing a traineeship/internship, vocational education and training or even school work experience.
The Transition to Work Award applauds the future employees/employers of Tasmania who are striving to go above and beyond to secure a job and create a better future for themselves.

  • Outline the training and/or education of the nominee:
  • Description of work placements and the skills learnt:
  • Barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome:
  • What are your career and study achievements to date:
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

Dental South Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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. Dental South 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?   
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

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)
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

Heather & Christopher Chong Community Service & Volunteering Award
The Heather & Christopher Chong Community Service & Volunteering Award applauds young individuals who have made an outstanding contribution and have positively impacted the lives of others and their community. This Award covers all aspects of community service and volunteering including (but not restricted to) youth at risk, the homeless and disadvantaged, improving the environment, emergency services and aged care. Nominees are community service workers or young volunteers who, through exceptional leadership demonstrate initiative beyond what is expected of them. 
This Award acknowledges those who are energetically and passionately getting involved in their community and making a difference.

  • Please outline the individual’s contribution to the community
  • Who and how many have benefited and what impact has been made
  • Length of service and commitment, hours of commitment (outline if paid/voluntary)
  • Barriers and difficulties and how they have been overcome
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

Motors Tasmania Sports Award
Tasmania has a proud and rich history of World Class success on the International sporting stage. Admired for their talent, commitment and dedication in pursuit of excellence; the Motors Tasmania Sports award aims to recognise outstanding performances of Young Tasmanian athletes at International Junior, Youth or under 23 class level. In recognising their achievements the Motors Tasmania Sports Award also acknowledges the athlete’s contribution to their sport and the Tasmanian sporting Community
  • Summary of outstanding performance/s at international Junior/Youth/Under 23 class level
  • Summary of representing Australia at international Junior/Youth/Under 23 class level
  • Contribution to the athlete’s sport and the Tasmanian sporting community
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.
Spirit of Tasmania Tourism and Hospitality Award
The Spirit of Tasmania Tourism and Hospitality Award will honour young Tasmanians who provide excellence in tourist and visitor experiences. Tasmania has so many tourist attractions, accommodation, venues, tours, events and festivals, restaurants and cafes. Our young people are leading the way in showcasing Tasmania as a destination of choice. The Spirit of Tasmania Tourism and Hospitality Award will applaud their achievements and contribution to innovation, change, outstanding service and assisting in the growth of the Tasmanian economy.
  • Brief background of the business/organisation and the nominees (individual’s) position/role:
  • Examples of service and industry excellence, initiatives, innovation and change implemented:
  • Examples of customer satisfaction and increase in business sales:
  • How has the individual made an overall impact on the business or organisation?
  • Individual’s involvement with wider community or industry groups, if applicable:
  • Barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome:
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

St.LukesHealth Healthier Communities Award
The St.LukesHealth Healthier Communities Award will recognise young Tasmanian individuals who are dedicated to those in need of health and wellbeing services within their local communities. There are many who passionately and selflessly provide support, guidance, encouragement, assistance, innovation or professional services within the health sector. 
The Healthier Communities award acknowledges the services, efforts, actions and positive input provided by health and community service professionals, volunteers and carers. These individuals create a sense of community spirit, which plays a vital role in enhancing the quality of life of those who depend on them.

  • Outline your contribution & commitment to health and wellbeing
  • Who has benefited and what outcomes have been achieved?
  • Outline your community involvement 
  • Number of hours contributed, paid and/or unpaid 
  • Discuss any barriers and how they have been overcome (if relevant) 
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award
There are many young individuals in our community who are dedicated to supporting and enriching the lives of people who are living with a disability.
This award acknowledges volunteers, employed staff and young people that have a disability who are making an outstanding contribution to empower and support people living with a disability.
The TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award will recognise these amazing and inspirational young individuals who are changing the lives of those who are living with a disability.

  • Outline the nominee’s contribution to the disability sector and whether the contribution is paid or unpaid
  • List details of the community organisations, individuals or services that the nominee is involved with. Please outline their role(s), activities and time spent
  • Outline any barriers or difficulties that the nominee has faced and how they have been overcome. These may be physical, emotional, social, financial, or any other barriers.
  • Any other awards or recognition received
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.

Travel Associates Career Achievement Award
Tasmanians are pursuing their career with passion and vitality and young people are showing ambition isn’t limited by age. 
Whether they are climbing the corporate ladder, progressing from apprentice to workshop manager, or have a focus on proactivity and innovation in the workplace, they are showing that career success can start and apply anywhere. 
The Travel Associates Career Achievement Award promotes innovation, high achievement, hard work, leadership, a desire for self-improvement and a community focus. 
The Award will reward those who make the most of their opportunities.

  • Background of Career profile
  • Has the nominee shown creativity, innovation, entrepreneurial skills?
  • Examples of initiative, planning, management and leadership
  • Outline any personal development
  • Length/sustainability of position
  • Describe any community participation, involvement and contribution
  • In 25 words (2-3 sentences), please summarise your nomination; highlighting your achievements and impacts made. 
    This summary will be used for all media purposes and onstage presentations at the gala dinner.