NSW Children’s Week 2019 Awards

Nominations for awards closed on Sunday 6 October 2019.

Nominations are now open for the NSW Children's Week 2019 Awards.

The awards are designed to recognise the achievements and contributions of children and young people as well as the adults who make positive impacts on the lives of children and young people. The awards were decided by children and young people themselves.

Children, young people and adults can nominate an individual, group, service or project that falls within the below award categories.

Children and young people award categories

(Nominees must be children and young people up to the age of 18)

Community Art Award: For those who inspire through art including painting, drawing, digital art, photography, performance, dance and music.

Bravery Award: For those who demonstrate a single act or ongoing acts of courage, strength or determination.

Act of Kindness Award: For those who have or continue to offer acts of kindness by helping and supporting those around them.

Giving Back to the Community Award: For those who give up their time for their community through volunteering, programs and every day behaviours.

Environmental Award: For those who help support the environment through a range of acts, decisions and initiatives.

Newly Arrived Migrant or Refugee Award: For those who have made a positive contribution to their local community, region or state.

Voice Award: For those who use their voice to bring change, inform others, and raise awareness.

Adult award categories

(Nominees must be adults over the age of 18)

Inspiring Mentor Award: A person or group who supports, encourages and guides children and young people.

Foster Parent/Guardian Award: A person who is committed to helping the lives of children and young people in out of home care.

Teacher Award: A teacher who continues to improve the lives of children and young people and helps them reach their goals.


A winner will be chosen for each award category (10 winners in total) and they will receive a $200 gift voucher at a special Children’s Week event. Note: Award winners will be notified in mid-October and details for the Children’s Week event will be provided (the event will take place in Sydney NSW during Children’s Week).

Nominations for awards closed on Sunday 6 October 2019.

Click here to access the media kit.

Submit your nomination using the form below.