Achiever Awards 2012

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Achiever Awards 2012 closing date EXTENDED – nominate now!

The annual awards program offers financial assistance and encouragement for young people aged 16 to 25 years who have been in the Department’s care and are persevering with their further education.

The awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise a young person who is pursuing their dreams and building a solid foundation for their future.

Award recipients receive funding to assist with tertiary or vocational education, with nominations invited into three categories:

1. University Achiever Award (Prize: $4,000) 2. Technical and Further Education Achiever Award (Prize: $1,000) 3. Apprenticeship or Traineeship Achiever Award (Prize: $1,000)

An additional $1,000 prize, the Ida Curtois Inspiration Award, is presented to the most outstanding winners in the Achiever Awards.

Nominations close on 2 March 2012.

Visit the Department for Child Protection website to find out how to nominate.

If you have a question regarding the Awards, please contact Tamara Hird, Senior Public Relations & Communications Officer by telephone (08) 9222 2833 or at

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