There is only a month left to nominate a candidate for Seven News Young Achiever Awards.

The Young Achiever Awards applaud the leadership, vision, excellence and commitment of young people under 29, whilst highlighting their efforts and success. Awards are conducted on a state basis. There are eight categories for which nominees can be entered for one or more. The Soroptimist International Women Empowering Others Award in particular acknowledges and celebrates the commitment of young women in initiating and leading activities which enable change in the lives of women and girls locally, nationally and/or internationally. To make a nomination for this award, outline the program, project or initiative that the nominee has been involved with to empower women and girls, explain the benefits from the initiative and describe any barriers or difficulties the nominee has encountered.

Other award categories include The University of Queensland Create Change Award, Awards Australia Small Business Achiever Award, Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award, First National Real Estate Leadership Award, BB Print Regional Achiever Award, IFly Online Achievement Award and LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award.

Each category has three finalists selected with the winner announced at the Awards Gala Presentation dinner. Category winners will each receive $2000 from Auswide Bank and a trophy. The Queensland Young Achiever of the Year will also receive $2000 from Auswide Bank and a state trophy. Nominations close Monday 3 December 2018 with judging to take place in February 2019.

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