Nominations for the NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers to be recognised!

Member for Maitland, Jenny Aitchison MP, encourages local residents to nominate a local young person for the NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards.

“Awards are a great opportunity to recognise and appreciate the everday hard work and incredible efforts made by individuals within our community,” said Ms Aitchison.

Nominations are being sought in the following categories:

  • The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award

  • First National Real Estate Leadership Award

  • Freemasons of NSW/ACT Community Service Award

  • Aboriginal Education Council Aboriginal Education Award

  • Worldwide Printing Solution Sports Award

  • Soroptimist International Women Creating Change Award

  • WFI Insurance Small Business Achiever Award

The Awards will culminate with a Gala Presentation Dinner on Friday 20th April 2018 at the SMC Conference and Function Centre.

Category winners will each receive $2,500 from Masonicare and a magnificent trophy. One of the category winners will be chosen as the NSW/ACT Young Achiever of the Year and will receive $5,000 from Masonicare and a State trophy.

To submit a nomination, simply go online to and click ‘Nominate Now.’

Nominations close Friday 8th December 2017. For assistance please feel free to contact the Awards Office on 1300 735 445 or email

Media Contact: Jenny Aitchison 0418 456 405

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