Youth Action founded the NSW Youth Work Awards in 2013 to create an annual celebration of the exceptional work of youth services and youth workers across NSW.
Due to the success of last year’s online event with many youth workers and young people from around the state being able to join us for the event, this year's edition will also be online and streamed live to you. Details of the event and how to register will be released soon. -
Join us for the NSW Youth Work Awards 2021, register for a ticket to attend
November 18, 2021
3 to 4.30pm
Lock in the date and get ready to celebrate!
Plan a party at your work and invite your friends, colleagues and young people. The NSW Youth Work Awards is a day for celebrating and who better to celebrate with than the people you work with every day.
NSW Youth Work Awards 2021 Nominees
Nominating an individual, program or service for a NSW Youth Work Award is an opportunity to demonstrate the evidence-based practice which takes place and supports young people each year.
Outstanding Use of Data and Evaluation
Outstanding Work with Aboriginal Young People
Aboriginal Youth Team Dubbo, NSW Police - Project Walwaay
Outstanding Work with Regional Young People
Outstanding Work with Young People from Diverse Backgrounds and Experiences
Outstanding Youth Participation
Creatingxchange - Blacktown Youth Services Association, Master Management, Finesse Entertainment
Roller Derby Disco - Northern Beaches Council, Northern Beaches Roller Girls, Northern Beaches Business Education Network, PCYC, headspace
We Are Us - Wollongong City Council (Cultural Development and Community Development Teams), The Disability Trust, School Leaver Employment Supports North Wollongong
Cessnock Driving Success - Kurri Kurri Community Service, Cessnock PCYC, Cessnock High School, Kurri High School, Mount View High School
Youth Industry Essentials Foundation Course - Castle Personnel, Central Coast Community College/Hunter-V-Tec, The Salvation Army (Oasis Youth Services and Moneycare Services), Kurri Kurri Community Services, Northern Coalfields Community Care Association
Know Your Roots - Multicultural Youth Affairs Network (MYAN NSW), Doonside Technology High School, We are the Mainstream
Step Up! High School Transitions - 2Connect Youth & Community, Arncliffe Public School, Athelstane Public School, Bexley Public School, Rockdale Public School, Carlton Public School, Brighton Public School, Beverly Hills Girls High School, NSW Department of Education
CALD Academy: Refugee Learn to Swim and Employment Program - Accessible Diversity Services Initiative, Belgravia Leisure, Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre, Whitlam Leisure Centre, Austswim, Royal Surf Life Saving, Bankstown Senior College, MYAN, Sydney Water, Westfield Parramatta, Ahiida Swimwear, SSI, STARTTS, Reclink
Kool Kids - La Perouse Public School, Weave Youth & Community Services
BackTrack Everywhere - BackTrack Youth Works, RuffTrack, Down the Track, Leaderlife, Making Tracks, Shore Track, Flat Track
Teen Mental Health First Aid Program - Mountains Youth Services Team, Department of Education
NSW Youth Sector Volunteer of the Year
NSW Emerging Youth Worker of the Year
NSW Youth Service of the Year
NSW Youth Worker of the Year
Congratulations to this year's nominees.
Winners will be announced at the Awards on November 18, 2021.