Boroondara Youth Awards 2022

The Boroondara Youth Awards recognise the important role young people and organisations play in contributing to a safer and more resilient community.

Olympian Jacqui Cooper was the host of the 2022 Boroondara Youth Awards. She shared stories of her steadfast commitment to becoming a world-champion aerial skier.

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Congratulations to the 2022 finalists and winners:

  • Young Leader: Ellie Campbell
  • Young Environmentalist: Evie Flynn
  • Young Creative: Leon Fei
  • Inclusive Youth Program: Swinburne Senior Secondary College
  • Youth Professional/Volunteer: Carl Buhariwala.

Winner of Young Environmentalist of the Year was 13-year-old Evie Flynn.

“It means a lot to be recognised as an award winner. I really hope that other people see this and are inspired to get involved in their community", says Evie. 

“It’s incredible how our council is making an effort to empower young people. We have a unique, fresh perspective that is immensely valuable, and even more effective when combined with the input of other age groups."

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