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Karita (Award Leader) Wins Tasmanian Young Achievers Award

June 4, 2019


TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award
Karita Casimaty, 29 of MOONAH was the first Tasmanian to develop and offer the internationally recognised Duke of Edinburgh's International Award to young people diagnosed with a disability. She has successful delivered the program since 2015, showcasing her leadership skills, and ensuring that clear expectations and guidelines were outlined from the beginning. In 2018, Karita was asked to deliver a speech to His Royal Highness Prince Edward at Government House during the royal visit, explaining the benefits of the award to young people with disability. Karita is currently the Oakdale Training Service Supervisor, planning and delivering transition to work training to young adults diagnosed with a disability.