WA – Dukeofed

Welcome to the Award in WA



The Award has operated in WA since 1962. 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 WA are provided the opportunity to participate in the Award regardless of their personal circumstances.

Gold Award Ceremony 2021


86 young Western Australians from 18 Award Centres have been recognised by the Governor of WA at the 2021 Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Gold Ceremony held on Thursday 16 September 2021 at Perth Town Hall.

Assisting the Governor on the night was Hon. Reece Raymond Whitby MLA, Minister for Emergency Services; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Volunteering and other notable WA High Achievers:

  • Prof Lyn Beazley AO, a neuroscientist and educator, 2015 West Australian of the Year and former Chief Scientist for WA
  • Alec Coles OBE, CEO of Western Australian Museum
  • Chris Dawson, WA Police Commissioner
  • Brant Garvey, Paratriathlete at the 2016 Rio Paralympics
  • Christina Matthews, CEO, WA Cricket and former Australian Cricketer
  • James McMahon, Highly decorated military veteran, Distinguished Service Medal and Distinguished Service Cross recipient. Past commander of the Australia’s elite SAS Regiment
  • Bourby Webster, Founder and CEO of Perth Symphony Orchestra
  • Prof Fiona Wood AM, Surgeon and Australian Living Treasure

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in WA Chief Executive Officer Katie Brown said the Gold Award recipients displayed incredible resilience and commitment to complete the program during what has been a challenging period for many communities.

The event was held through the ongoing and valued support of the Tony & Gwenyth Lennon Foundation.

Duke 4Sport Partners

Pictures from the Duke 4Sport Launch at the WACA in Perth.
Photo Ross Swanborough. 220421

Duke 4Sport Partnership

Duke 4Sport is a free partnership that connects young people aged 14 to 24 completing their Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award with sporting clubs and organisations. Duke 4Sport partners can attract young players and volunteers by providing opportunities for Participants to complete their Physical Recreation, Skills and Voluntary Service sections of the Award.

If you are interested in partnering with a globally recognised Award to attract and retain young players and volunteers, and inspire young people to live an active, healthy and rewarding life apply now or contact us here.

Duke 4Sport Partners

Artistic Swimming WA

Athletics WA

Badminton WA

Basketball WA

Paddle WA

Platinum Community Taekwon-Do Inc.

Rugby WA

School Sport WA

Surfing WA

Swimming WA

Volleyball WA

WA Cricket

West Australian Football Commission

Water Polo WA


Award News:


ECU have approved The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as part of the portfolio of evidence that can be submitted with an application via the Experience Based Entry Scheme.  This pathway includes access to most of the undergraduate courses at ECU.

Follow the link below to find out more:


gold badges_300UPCOMING EVENTS

18 May 2022: Award Leader Thank You and Refresher

September 2022: Gold Award Ceremony



Award Centres in WA
Award Handbook
Open Award Centre Info Pack

Participant Resources
ORB Frequently Asked Questions




Award Fees in WA

Bronze New Participant Fee Silver New Participant Fee Gold New Participant Fee
$        150.00  $        175.00  $        195.00



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


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