WESTERN AUSTRALIA

7NEWS Young Achiever Awards WA

Awards Australia Regional Service Award
Regional Western Australia is a vibrant and exciting place that is constantly changing. Young Western Australians play an integral role in helping their regional communities to achieve this through volunteering, leadership, sport, community activities or in their career, business or enterprise. They're helping to ensure sustainability, community and economic development, and to promote positive images and promotion of their town or region.

Nominees will have shown excellence in their endeavours and raised the profile of their community, business or career. The Awards Australia Regional Service Award aims to recognise our regional and rural young achievers and community contributors, acknowledging those who are helping to reshape and inspire their local communities.
  • Outline contributions and benefits to the regional community
  • What are the direct impacts of the activities, projects or programs of which the individual is involved within the community?
  • Outline initiative and innovation – planning, management and leadership
  • Describe any community involvement, participation and outcomes achieved
  • Outline self-development, training and education levels of the individual or as provided for others
  • What are the direct impacts of the activities, projects or programs of which the individual is involved within the 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
Catholic Education Western Australia Young Leadership Award
The Catholic Education Western Australia Young Leadership Award acknowledges young people who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within their schools, organisations and businesses. They are people whose actions reflect Gospel values, who are committed to contributing positively to their communities, and are skilled at empowering and collaborating with others to achieve successful outcomes.

Catholic Education Western Australia is pleased to support the current and future leaders of our State whose actions enrich the way people think, act and relate to each other. These leaders inspire a culture of achievement and improvement for those around them. Some of them have overcome difficulty and dealt with hardships to achieve excellence and demonstrate outstanding leadership in their professional, personal and social endeavours.

We recognise the significant impact they can have in bringing about positive change and congratulate them for their passion, dedication, selflessness, creativity, and ethical decision-making.
  • How has the nominee demonstrated leadership?
  • Outline the specific leadership qualities they have displayed?
  • What outcomes/successes has the nominee achieved?
  • Who/what has benefited as a direct result of the nominees actions?
  • What training/development has the nominee undertaken to build their leadership capacity?
  • Has the nominee’s efforts led to sustainable positive outcomes? If so, describe what those outcomes are?
  • 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 Innovation Award
The First National Real Estate Innovation Award recognises young people that have demonstrated creative, inspirational and innovative thinking and have made a significant contribution to an entrepreneurial culture and globally competitive Western Australia.

The award celebrates young people who have demonstrated innovation in entrepreneurial thinking; in the workplace; through development of services and products with leading edge technological content; renewable and alternative energies; economic participation and the creative industries.

This award is open to individuals who are giving youth a voice to discuss and stimulate ideas, share solutions and use innovation to shape the future.

Applications should include:
  • Brief background and history of initiative or project
  • Description of products and/or services provided
  • Examples of recent achievements or performance success
  • Marketing and promotional initiatives
  • Source of funding, grants and budgets 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.
Masonic Care WA/Freemasons WA Community Service and Volunteering Award
The Community Service and 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) aged persons at risk, the homeless and disadvantaged, emergency services and youth. 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.
Pan Pacific Perth Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Award

The Pan Pacific Perth Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Award will honour young Western Australians who are leaders in their field, doing their part to showcase WA as a destination of choice or providing exceptional guest experiences through gracious hospitality.

Pan Pacific Perth believe in bringing the warmth of genuine service to everything that they do. This award will celebrate those who provide personable, meaningful experiences to others or develop new initiatives for tourists and visitors to enjoy what WA has to offer. It could be part of an existing business, a new venture, a program to improve inclusion and accessibility, or an innovative new approach to travelling, dining or accommodation. WA has so many destinations, tours, events and festivals, so this award is open to any young person contributing to the travel, tourism or hospitality industries and will applaud contributions demonstrating passion, innovation and outstanding customer service.

  • Provide a brief overview of the business/organisation and the nominee’s position/role.

  • Detail how has the individual made an overall impact on the business, organisation or their venture? (Please include examples of where the nominee has displayed management, leadership, innovation skills above and beyond what is required.) 

  • Describe how has the nominee made a positive and lasting impact to the broader industry in the past 12 months? 

  • Provide examples of the nominee’s commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience?

  • How does the nominee’s contribution showcase WA as a destination of choice?

  • Outline how the nominee’s activities contribute to the local and wider community; and benefits to WA.

  • 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.

Qoin 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 Western Australia. 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 Qoin 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 Western Australia
  • 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
  • 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.
Riverbank Estate Restaurant Food and Beverage Excellence Award

Riverbank Estate is proud of its heritage of producing quality wine and delivering outstanding food through its Restaurant and catering.

Restaurant Food and Beverage Excellence Award is seeking nominations from young people committed to providing Western Australia with food, shelter and produce.

It may be a chef, cook, sommelier, restaurant manager, dietician, farmer, viticulturalist or someone in Primary Industries dedicated to providing outstanding Food and Beverages or producing quality local produce.

The Riverbank Estate Restaurant Food and Beverage Excellence Award will recognise our young people who have a passion to deliver quality food, drink and produce.

Surge Fitness Sports Award
The Surge Fitness Sports Award will recognise young Western Australians that have demonstrated dedication, morality, sportsmanship and a contribution to the sporting community. Sport plays is an integral part of our cultural identity, uniting us and providing positive role models for others.

The Surge Fitness Sports Award acknowledges and supports the ambition and hard work of our athletes, coaches and sports administrators. Whether it’s competing, coaching, administration or education, this Award seeks to applaud an individual’s talent, community contribution and to recognise their commitment in the pursuit of excellence.
  • Outline the nominee’s sporting or career achievements 
  • Detail the nominee’s commitment to personal development
  • Contribution to the community - impact on the community, promotion of sport and/or associated groups
  • Barriers or difficulties 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