Rural Youth Awards

The biennial YACVic Rural Youth Awards celebrate the amazing achievements and contributions of young people and youth sector workers anywhere in rural or regional Victoria.

No one knows rural and regional Victoria like the people who live and work here. We know the place-based youth participation and innovation you contribute, and your ambition to make your community better for the next generation.

Nominate now to recognise the skill, expertise and leadership of a rural or regional Victorians person or initiative.

The 2024 categories are:

  • Young person leading change in rural or regional Victoria
  • Youth Worker making a difference in rural or regional Victoria
  • Outstanding youth project promoting diversity and inclusion in rural or regional Victoria
  • Outstanding youth participation in mental health & wellbeing
  • Outstanding youth participation in community-based disaster resilience 
  • Young people producing outstanding content in a media or social media environment
  • Young peer worker of the year

For any questions about the Rural Youth Award nomination process or ceremony, please contact:

Brodie Henery (he/him), Rural Development Coordinator – Southern Mallee
0474 506 000 or Rural.SM@YACVic.org.au

Brit Watts (they/she), Rural Young Worker – Great South Coast