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Know a young person that deserves to be recognised? The City of Fremantle supports and encourages young people to be active members of the community. If you are a teacher, parent, youth worker or young person why not acknowledge the achievements of someone you know. Check out the websites below for further details to how to nominate.

Types of awards or recognition available for young people in the City of Fremantle

Name of award

Award description

Existing category

When are nominations due?

Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Scholarships

A 7 day skill and leadership development voyage

14–25 years

Applications are open at various times throughout the year.

Community Citizen of the Year Awards

Annual awards which recognises outstanding community service

Under 25's

Friday 4 of November each year

Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award

Annual feature of the curated exhibition program

Categories are $16000 acquisitive prize and $6000 non acquisitive prize

Variable each year: May

25 Under 25 Art Award

Youth art exhibition

WA artists aged 14 to 25 years old

April to May each year

WA Youth Awards search 'youth' Recognise outstanding young Western Australians aged 12 to 25 years old

Seven award categories available:







WA Young Person of the Year

Variable each year

Fremantle Business Awards


Fremantle business community celebrating the achievements of individuals and companies that are striving for excellence Award ceremony held in June

Young Business Entrepreneur Award for under 35’s

Variable each year
2015: 1 May

Lions Youth of the Year Quest

Designed to encourage student interest in leadership and the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in the community

15–19 years

Variable each year

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

search ‘youth’

An intensive leadership developing program Runs in January

18–26 years

Variable each year

Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment

search ‘youth’

A short self development and team building program. Runs biannually

14–17 years

Please check the website for details

Australian of the Year Awards


Acknowledging extraordinary Australians in our communities.

Young Australian of the Year: 16–30 years

Variable each year

Western Australian Young Achiever Awards


The purpose of the Western Australian Young Achiever Awards is to acknowledge. encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to the age of 29 from Western Australia.

  • The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award
  • Australian Super Career Kick Start Award
  • Scott Print Environment and Sustainability Award
  • Catholic Education Western Australia Young Leadership Award
  • Goodlife Health Clubs Health and Wellbeing Award
  • Awards Australia Community Service and Volunteering Award

Check link for details

Young Carers Award


A young carer who deserves to be recognised

10–18 years

Variable each year

National Volunteer Awards


A new award to recognise individuals who make an outstanding contribution to their communities through volunteering

  • Junior volunteer award: 17 and under
  • Young volunteer award: 18-25 years

Variable each year

The National Young Leaders Day 

The event program provides opportunities to educate on the mechanics of leadership and influence by providing “light bulb moments” for students who are in the process of deciphering their own concept of self

Upper primary to upper secondary students

Check link for details

Contact us

City of Fremantle Events
Walyalup Civic Centre
151 High Street, FREMANTLE WA 6160
T 08 9432 9999
F 08 9430 4634
TTY 08 9432 9777  

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