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November 2, 2015
APEC 2015 ‘Voices of the Future’ Representatives announced

Miguel Vera-Cruz,  Ben Galea, Madelin Strupitis-Haddrick, Sophie Walters and Ruth Parsons are off to represent Australian youth at the APEC 2015 Voices of the Future Forum in Manila  - November 12-19. Find out more about our youth representatives including what they hope to achieve at the Forum. Miguel Vera-Cruz Miguel is in his 6th year of a Bachelor of […]

October 7, 2015
October 10 is World Mental Health Day

How the Award is helping Participants on their road to happiness With approximately one in five Australians experiencing mental illness each year, the importance of friendships,  getting outdoors and giving back to your community has never been more significant. World Mental Health day is being held on Saturday, October 10 and serves as a reminder […]

October 6, 2015
Award Participant represents Australia at the Global Young Leaders Conference in Europe

  The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia - Gold Participant, 16 year old Xenia Lopes, was the sole representative for Australia at the Global Young Leaders Conference which was held in Europe earlier this year. Touching on issues that are facing emerging leaders in the 21st century, the conference was held from 28 […]

August 12, 2015
High schoolers tough it out for the Duke of Ed

Sydney Morning Herald's - Jackie Chowns reports on the Duke of Ed - Read the full story HERE  

August 12, 2015
International Youth Day

ENCOURAGING YOUTH PARTICIPATION TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is Youth Civic Engagement – the engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development.  The International Youth Day 2015 campaign aims at promoting civic engagement and participation of youth in politics and public […]

August 3, 2015
Nepalese Fundraising Screening Sat 8th August Rouse Hill NSW

Help rebuild devastated schools and villages in Nepal by attending the screening of Everest Sea to Summit . Winner of 8 International Documentary Film Prizes - Everest Sea to Summit will be presented by the Film's Maker and Duke of Ed Gold Award Holder Michael Dillon AM this Saturday evening 8th August at Rouse Hill […]

July 14, 2015
Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website that reflects the needs of our growing and diverse organisation. New look, additional features, easier navigation and a great search function. Our website has been redesigned around the information needs of our participants, volunteers, parents and partners. Content ideas and user feedback from you will ensure we keep this website […]

July 9, 2015
La Trobe University recognises Duke of Ed volunteering for early access to their Aspire program

Through a recent partnership with La Trobe University, we are excited to announce that the University will be recognising and rewarding Duke of Ed Volunteers with priority access to study via La Trobe’s Aspire early admissions program. La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar recognised this alignment as well as recognising the important life and work […]

June 25, 2015
Award Ambassadors Dinner at Buckingham Palace

Our Australian Award Ambassadors are a very special group. These are individuals that support the Award financially as well as being advocates for the Award. To recognise this special contribution HRH Prince Edward, in his capacity as Chair of the Award’s International Council, recently hosted a thank you dinner at Buckingham Palace. Our National Chairman […]

May 18, 2015
Award Holders at Work

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is recognised by employers for making a difference in the quality of potential employees.

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