News: Recognise a young person today

Nominate a young person in the Barkly for their outstanding efforts in the NT Young Achiever Awards.

Posted: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Nominations for the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers, aged between 14 and 29, to be recognised.
Council President Steve Edgington encourages all residents to nominate a local young person into the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards.
"There are many young people in the Barkly region who need to recognised for their work, whether it's in a  leadership role, the arts, sports, health, business, the environment or as Indigenous educators.
"We, as a community, need to get behind these young Territorians to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote their positive achievements."
Category winners will each receive $2,000 and a magnificent trophy, courtesy of Prize Patron TIO.
One of the 12 category winners will be chosen as the Northern Territory Young Achiever of the Year and will receive an additional $2,000 and a Territory trophy from TIO.
Nominations are being sought in the following categories:
Minister for Territory Families Excellence in Youth Leadership Award
NT Government Small Business Achievement Award
NT Government Young Carers Award
NT Government Young Indigenous Educator Award
ConocoPhillips Environment Award
Charles Darwin University Arts Award
Somerville Community Service Award
Zip Print Sport Award
Genesee & Wyoming Australia Indigenous Achievement Award
The Coffee Club Fashion Award
PTTEP Australasia Health and Wellbeing Award
Glencore McArthur River Mining Regional and Rural Initiative Award

To submit a nomination, go online to and click 'Nominate Now'.
Nominations close on Wednesday, 6 December 2017. For more info call the Awards Office on 1300 148 228 or email: