State Member for Narre Warren South Judith Couacaud Graley has called on local residents to nominate talented young people in the local community for the 2016 Victorian Young Achiever Awards.

The Victorian Young Achiever Awards acknowledge, encourage and promote the positive achievements of young Victorians.

In 2016 the Awards will recognise the achievements of young people across 11 categories ranging from arts and fashion to community service and leadership.

Nominations are now open and close on 11 December 2015, with the winners announced at a Gala Presentation Dinner in May 2016.

For more information or to nominate a young achiever visit

Quotes attributable to Member for Narre Warren South Judith Couacaud Graley MP

“Each and every day there are many young people who are making significant contributions to our community and improving the lives of others,”

“These outstanding young people are our future leaders and deserve to be recognised for all that they do and have achieved,”

“I urge local residents to get online and nominate a young person who they believe deserves recognition for their achievements.”