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Welcome to the Award in ACT



The Award has operated in ACT since 1980. As a non-profit incorporated association we are proud to deliver the world’s leading youth development program, helping young people to discover their purpose, passion and place in the world and become World Ready citizens. Our organisation’s primary goal is to ensure all young people in ACT are provided the opportunity to participate in the Award regardless of their personal circumstances.


Meet the team


Tony Cox Development and Support officer .

Tony brings to the Award over 20 years of professional experience as a Deputy Principal and Senior Executive in youth development programs, along with strong links in the education, youth development and health and wellbeing sectors with the ACT Education Directorate and the Australian Government Department of Defence. Tony’s focus in the ACT will be on providing ongoing delivery and development support to Award Centres and Leaders, developing a thriving network of Award Leaders, volunteers and supporters to enable more young people to access the Award and increasing the profile of the Award. The National Office will continue to assist with the Award in the ACT whilst Tony commences in the role.


Curtis Hibberson Operations Officer.

Curtis is currently studying a bachelor of exercise and sport science and brings to the Award youth and experience in areas such as communication and people skills which will help in providing support to Award leaders and volunteers. He has a passion for the outdoors and helping youth reach their full potential. The key focus in the ACT for Curtis will be the growth of the Award in disadvantaged youth sector whilst also providing a support network in which everyday operations will function. 


You can contact both Tony and Curtis via:


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Award Centres in ACT
Award Handbook
Participant Resources
ORB Frequently Asked Questions


Award Fees in ACT

Bronze Participant Fee Silver Participant Fee Gold Participant Fee
$        172.00  $        182.00  $        192.00



Physical Recreation Information and Ideas
Voluntary Service Information and Ideas
Adventurous Journey Information and Ideas
Skill Information and Ideas
Gold Residential Project Information and Ideas


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