The Annual Yogie Awards (the YOGIES) recognise, celebrate, promote and reward outstanding practice in working with young people in the ACT and surrounding area. The YOGIES highlight the exceptional commitment, talent and innovation that exist in the youth sector.

1. NOMINATIONS PACK

Download and read this first. It includes information on everything the judges will be looking for in nominations and information on each award category.

Nominations Close 23rd September

2. NOMINATE

Know someone amazing? Nominate them online here.

3. RSVP for the Awards Ceremony

Make sure you RSVP for the Awards Ceremony. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Annual YOGIE Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge and give back to those who contribute so much to young people in the ACT and surrounding regions.

Nominate an organisation, service, program, project or individual in one of eight YOGIE Award categories

Winners will be announced and awarded at the Award Ceremony on Friday 25th October.

YOGIES HONOUR ROLL

Winners 2018

2018

Hayden Page

Hayden Page is the Team Leader of the Youth Engagement Team based at Woden Youth Centre. He is a welcoming personality to every young person

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2018

Ben Shippard

Ben Shippard is a volunteer with headspace Canberra. He has been on the headspace Youth Reference Group for the last four years, and volunteers 2-3

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2018

Jessica Cristallo

Jessica Cristallo is a youth worker and support worker at Canberra PCYC. She was training to be a teacher, then entered the youth sector after

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2018

Joshua White

Joshua White is a youth worker at Kingsford Smith School, and for Josh, the students at his school always come first. He approaches students with

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2018

Susan Pellegrino

Susan Pellegrino has been involved in the youth sector over a number of years, and is a long term supporter and collaborator of the work

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2018

Bryan Duke

Bryan Duke began working in the homelessness sector in the mid 1990’s, running a soup kitchen in the old Griffin Centre, and in the youth

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2018

PCYC Adventure Program

The Canberra PCYC Adventure program is an early intervention program for vulnerable young people who are disengaged from education, engaged in anti-social behaviour, and are

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2018

Mari Benson

Mari Benson is a Youth Worker at Barnardos ACT Together. She has been working in Out of Home Care for the last 5 years, but

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2018

James Small

James Small is a Youth Support Worker at Belconnen Community Service. Despite being new to the sector, James is a man in demand; with his

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2018

Trevor Preston

Trevor Preston is a youth support officer at Lyneham High School, and is a qualified youth worker and librarian. He is committed to the development

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The Yogie Awards are a Youth Coalition of the ACT initiative proudly supported by the Community Services Directorate, ACT Government.