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Bayside Youth Awards

Do you know a young person aged 10 to 25 that contributes to the Bayside community? Nominate them for a Bayside Youth Award and recognise their positive achievements.

The Bayside Youth Awards showcases young people in our community. It promotes their achievements and makes them feel valued.

Anyone can nominate a young person, this includes teachers, parents, coaches or friends and family.

Award categories


Dedicating time and energy to the Bayside community through volunteering in clubs and groups, undertaking activities to support and protect the environment, or a special cause.


Demonstrating creative excellence through performing arts, music, drawing, painting, writing, scientific projects or entrepreneurship.


Demonstrating extraordinary resilience and bravery in overcoming a life challenge.


Initiating activities or actions that demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and/or an innovative approach that responds to a community issue.

The Julian Gurrieri Memorial Award for Bayside Youth Participation will be awarded to a young person for their contribution, leadership and commitment to at least one Bayside Youth Services committee.

Who can be nominated?

The nominee needs to be between the ages of 10 and 25 and live, work, study or play in the Bayside area.

How to nominate?

Enter your nomination here

When do nominations close?

Nominations close on March 1, 2019.

When will the winners be announced?

We will announce the winners at the awards celebration evening. All nominees and nominators are invited.

Date and time

Wednesday 27 March from 6pm to 8.30pm.


The Sandringham Yacht Club.


Nominators and nominees will receive an invitation that includes a link to an online RSVP by email and post. Once you submit this online form, your seats are confirmed.

Have you been nominated? RSVP here to let us know if you can make it.

If you are not associated with a nominee but would like to attend the celebration evening, please call us on (03) 9599 4622 or email youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: RSVP%20for%20Youth%20Award%20celebration%20evening) .

RSVP by 5pm Friday 8 March 2019.

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