In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

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5124 0000


Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

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131126

Drug and Alcohol Help Line

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5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Grants, Scholarships and Awards | Youth


Youth | Grant, Scholarship and Award Recipients

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  • Youth Scholarship
  • Youth InterACT Grant
  • Youth Week Grant
  • Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award

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Youth Scholarship
Youth InterACT

Youth InterACT Grant

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2018 Recipients
2016-2017 Recipients

Youth Week

Youth Week Grants

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2019 Recipients

2018 Recipients

With a Youth Week Grant Belconnen Community Service staged a play and Belco's Got Talent in 2018 https://youtu.be/nh55OcM-wLg


Young Canberra Citizen of the Year

Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards

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2019 Recipients

  • Young Canberra Citizen of the Year: Winner Mr Joshua Gonzalez and Oscar Gonzalez
  • Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Junior Award: Winner Ms Lily Haskins
  • Personal Achievement Award: Winner Ms Shiralee Sankey
  • Personal Achievement: Highly Commended Ms Kelsey Drabsch
  • Individual Community Service Award: Winner Ms Tilleah Roselli
  • Individual Community Service: Highly Commended Mr Najeebullah Rafee
  • Arts and Multimedia Award: Winner Ms Julia Faragher
  • Arts and Multimedia: Highly Commended Ms Sian Jackson
  • Group Achievement Award: Winner Young Women Speak Out
  • Group Achievement: Highly Commended Canberra High School – Year 9 FORCE

2019 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards

2018 Recipients

Congratulations to Ms Dhani Gilbert who has been awarded the 2018 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for her community work, academic pursuits and advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Awards, now in its 29th year, recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of young people aged 12 to 25 years. Other category award winners include:

  • Personal Achievement Award: Ms Shay-Leigh Willis;
  • Individual Community Service: Ms Maddie Diamond; and
  • Group Achievement Award: Jasiri Australia.

Young Canberra Citizen of the Year recipients

2017 Recipients

  • Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award (Mustafa Ehsan)
  • Environment and Sustainability Award (Ryu Callaway)
  • Personal Achievement Award (Caitlin Figueiredo)
  • Individual Community Service Award (Kate Barton)
  • Group Achievement Award (SPARK: The Ginninderry Joint Venture Training and Employment Initiative)
  • Arts and Multimedia Award (Lucy Sugerman)

For further information, please contact the Youth InterACT Team on youthinteract@act.gov.au or (02) 62072452.