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February 15, 2024
Ever wondered what The Duke of Ed experience was like for The Duke of Edinburgh himself?

The Duke of Ed is about young people after all so, we decided to take a moment during The Duke of Edinburgh's recent visit to hand the controls over to 2 members of our Youth Advisory Panel, Zahra Al Hilaly and Jack Milne, to ask HRH questions about his first-hand experience and memories of when […]

February 13, 2024
Welcome our latest Duke 4Sport Partner, AFL Queensland

We're pleased to welcome our latest Duke 4Sport Partner, AFL Queensland. Did you know AFL umpiring can count towards the Duke of Ed? “Whether considering a career in sport or not, our programs enable Participants to understand the benefits of sport, being active, part of a team and having fun, in a welcoming and inclusive […]

November 29, 2023
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Visit to Australia

20-23 November 2023 Visit timed during historic year of the Duke of Ed Award in Australia Awareness of access and outcomes of the Duke of Ed Award Framework significantly increases Visits to Duke of Ed Programs in community organisations Non-Formal Education Discussions Volunteers & Program Leaders Celebration and Discussion           His Royal […]

November 16, 2023
The Duke of Edinburgh, to Visit Sydney in support of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Australia Events

Events 20-23 November 2023 Visit timed during record year of Duke of Ed Award Program participants Visits to Duke of Ed Programs in community organisations Gold Awards Ceremony Volunteers & Program Leaders Celebration   His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, will visit Sydney between Monday 20 […]

October 26, 2023
Next month, Prince Edward will visit Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and Indonesia in support of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Asia-Pacific activities

His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Patron of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, will undertake a visit in Asia–Pacific in November 2023, to meet Award participants and adult volunteers who support the Award’s delivery, in three countries.   Singapore On 14 November The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Commonwealth Games Federation’s General Assembly in Singapore. His Royal Highness, who is Vice-Patron […]

August 15, 2023
It's official, we've made history!

'I am thrilled to announce that for the 2022-2023 year, we've achieved a milestone. We've received a record number of new registered users in Australia, and this is first time in history of the Duke of Ed, where we've achieved over 30,000 registrations from young Australians.' 'A big thanks and congratulations for helping us achieve […]

May 8, 2023
Duke 4Sport Partnerships making a difference with Equestrian NSW

Recently the Sydney International Equestrian Centre hosted the State Interschool Championships, which brought together young people from all over NSW. With the event taking place during NSW Youth Week and Equestrian NSW recently signing on to become a The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia Duke 4Sport Partner, we took some time to chat to Acting CEO […]

May 2, 2023
The Duke of Ed and The Lady Nelson Tallship

ABC News's radio host Macca of 'Australia All Over' recently interviewed Natalie whilst aboard The Lady Nelson Tallship, at the time, located in the channel South of Hobart. 'Doing the Duke of Ed is really enjoyable. The amount of skills you learn, the confidence, organisation and leadership is so good'.

April 2, 2023
Handbook Updates

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Award Foundation working in collaboration with National Award Operators, issued ‘Temporary Changes and Further Guidance of Award Requirements in the context of COVID-19’ to provide flexibility to the existing Award Requirements. Due to the success of the ‘Temporary Changes’ enabling further access to the Award, some of these changes […]

March 17, 2023
Duke of Ed Australia 3 year National Disaster Emergency Responder Pilot Program

This week Duke of Ed Australia CEO, Peter Kaye, had the opportunity to talk with presenter, Eddie Williams on ABC Radio in the Kimberley and Pilbara in W.A. regarding our submission to the federal inquiry on disaster resilience and the proposal for an Emergency Responder Corps to help create a pool of trained young people […]

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