Nominations open for Inspiring Young Person Awards

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Do you know a young person who is making an incredible contribution to the local community?

To celebrate the role that young people play in Hobsons Bay, Council is inviting nominations for the Inspiring Young Person Awards.

Nominate yourself, or someone you know between 12 and 25 years who live, work, study or volunteer in Hobsons Bay.

Award winners will be announced at a special event at Spotswood’s Grazeland on Saturday 26 June as part of Victorian Youth Week 2021.

This event is subject to COVID-19 restrictions. Keep an eye on the Hobsons Bay UP Facebook page at for event details.

To nominate for the Inspiring Young Person Awards, visit by Sunday 20 June. Hobsons Bay City Council staff members and Councillors are not eligible to be nominated or to nominate.

Quotes attributable to Mayor of Hobsons Bay Cr Jonathon Marsden:

“The Inspiring Young Person Awards provide an opportunity to showcase the resilience of young people throughout the last year. Many have been tackling home-schooling and challenging circumstances with employment. I encourage you to nominate a friend, fellow student, or even yourself.

“The young people of Hobsons Bay represent the next generation of leaders for our community; a generation of change-makers, brave thinkers, and can-doers. Here’s to celebrating the contribution they make to our community every single day.”

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