Search for Young Achievers Closes Soon

Nominations for the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards close on Wednesday 13th December! Why not nominate a young person you know who is achieving great results or who is actively involved in your community? You could make the world of difference to a young person’s confidence whilst giving them well deserved recognition with a nomination!

Acting Mayor Alvwyn Boyd encourages all residents to nominate a local young person in the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards.

“This is a great opportunity to show your appreciation by nominating someone up to 29 years of age who is making their mark or making a valuable community contribution.”

Nominations are being sought in the following categories: 

  • University of Tasmania Faculty of Education Teaching Excellence Award

  • Motors Tasmania Sports Award

  • St Lukes Health Healthier Communities Award

  • The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award

  • Heather and Christopher Chong Community Service and Volunteering Award

  • TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award

  • Colony 47 Young Indigenous Achievement Award

  • First National Real Estate Leadership Award

  • Spirit of Tasmania Tourism and Hospitality Award

Category winners will each receive $1,000 thanks to Axsys and a magnificent trophy. One of the nine category winners will be chosen as the Premier’s Young Achiever of the Year and will receive an additional $2,000 from the Tasmanian Government and a state trophy.

To submit a nomination, simply go online to and click ‘Nominate Now.’

Nominations close Wednesday 13th December 2017. For assistance please feel free to contact the Awards Office on 6234 9677 or email

For further information please contact

Communications Officer
Burnie City Council
03 6430 5716 or 0448 568 728