The Queensland Young Achiever Awards is set to launch on Tuesday 12 September.

Started in 2016, the Awards acknowledge, encourage and promote positive achievements of young individuals up to 29 years of age.

The awards aim to recognise the leadership and dedication among young people throughout Queensland.

Each category winner will receive $2000 courtesy of Auswide Bank, as well as a trophy. One of the category winners will be chosen as the Queensland Young Achiever of the Year and will receive an additional $2000 from Auswide Bank and a state trophy.

If a young individual has either made a difference in your life or has impressed you with their community spirit, Awards Australia encourages you to nominate him or her.

The BB Print Leadership Award acknowledges young people who have set an example through their leadership, drive and determination.

The iFly Online Achievement Award seeks to recognise local young achievers who not only have found success as digital-savvy online practitioners, but who convey creativity, innovation, agility, and a keen interest for information technology.

The Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award celebrates the commitment of young people Indigenous people who are strong role models and committed to excellence.

The LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award acknowledges those who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution and have positively impacted the lives of others and their community.

The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award applauds achievements in the fashion, design, textiles, visual art, dance and dramatic industries.

The University of Queensland Create Change Award recognises young people who are driving activities, programs, and initiatives that promote or create change.

To read more about the categories that will be open for nomination or to submit a nomination please visit here. Nominations close Friday 15 December and judging will commence 6 March, 2018.

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