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On Wednesday 26 September, Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) held it's inaugural Rural Youth Awards.
The celebration brought together young people and those working in the sector to celebrate our amazing youth workers and innovative youth projects from across country Victoria.
There were three Award categories from which five finalists were selected.
Young people leading change in rural or regional Victoria
Recipient – Lizzie Harms from Leongatha
Youth workers making a difference in rural or regional Victoria
Recipient – Lee Anne Nelson from Portland
Innovative Youth projects or programs in rural or regional Victoria
Recipient – Youth Live4Life Inc
YACVic Rural Hall of Fame
Inductee – Kane Sparks from Swan Hill
Congratulations to the winners, all the finalists and thanks to the Hon Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos MP for presenting the awards.
YACVic looks forward to next year's Rural Awards. Keep an eye out on our website and social media for future opportunities for rural and regional young people.