Young Person of the Month Award

Whitehorse City Council’s Young Person of the Month Award celebrates the achievements of young people who have excelled in the areas of learning, arts and culture, sport or community participation.

Award winners receive a JB Hi-Fi gift voucher, feature in an article in Council’s publication, the ‘Whitehorse News’ and may appear on Council's social media channels.

The Whitehorse Young Citizen of the Year winner is chosen from the previous year’s monthly winners and is announced at Council’s annual Australia Day celebrations.

It is compulsory that the nominee also complete their authority form ( PDF 522.32KB).

The nomination form makes sure a wide-range of young people can be nominated. Some sections may not be relevant to the young person you are nominating. However, please complete as many of the relevant questions as possible. Read the criteria for nomination before preparing your submission. 

Nominee
Person you are nominating for the Award
Nominator
Your details
Referee
Person who is familiar with the achievements of the nominee, who can act as a referee.
Further Details
Who should be contacted, in the first instance, regarding the outcome of this nomination?
Community Group Participation
Is the nominee a member of or do they participate in any of the following groups:
Source Community
Name of Group
Number of years as a member
Their role in the group
Source Sport/Recreation
Name of Group
Number of years as a member
Their role in the group
Source Music/Drama
Name of Group
Number of years as a member
Their role in the group
Source Academic
Name of Group
Number of years as a member
Their role in the group
Other Information
(if more than 100 words)
One file only.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf doc docx.
Authority to be Completed by the Nominee

Please ask the nominee to complete this Nominee Authority Form, giving their permission for Council to use the information contained in the Young Person of the Month Nomination. Attach the completed form, along with a their digital photograph – an image of them participating in an activity they enjoy is preferable. Please do not include others in the image.

One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf doc docx jpg jpeg png.

Make sure to attach the completed Nominee Authority Form along with your nomination

For more information contact Council’s Youth Services Team Leader
Email: frank.perone@whitehorse.vic.gov.au
Phone: 9262 6383