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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 […]

March 13, 2023
His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, has been named The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Edward has been named as the new Duke of Edinburgh, Buckingham Palace has announced. For further information on this exciting news go to: https://intaward.org/prince-edward-duke-of-edinburgh/

March 2, 2023
Duke of Edinburgh awards gaining positive popularity!

The CEO of the Duke of Edinburgh's International awards in Australia Peter Kaye shared what makes this year so important for the current young generation. “We’re going to see more and more employers (using the Duke of Ed to) help them identify that these young people have core life skills.”  Hear the full on 2GB […]

March 1, 2023
Duke of Edinburgh's Award calls for young Australian volunteer recruits

Siblings and water polo players Lily and Sam Welling are completing the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. Picture by Keegan Carroll While most Australian school students were stuck at home doing remote learning during the pandemic, siblings Sam and Lily Welling decided to volunteer at the local drama theatre and train as army cadets. Full article […]

January 24, 2023
Call for young Australians to join new Youth Advisory Groups and have a say on issues important to them

We're excited to share that the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition are working with the Australian Government to launch five new Youth Advisory Groups. These groups will see 40 young people working with federal departments and agencies to help shape national policies and programs. Each advisory group will focus on a different policy area, and will […]