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The Minister for Youth proud of the Young Australian of the Year Awards

14 August 2008

The Minister for Youth, the Hon Kate Ellis, has expressed her pride in supporting the Young Australian of the Year Awards, and highlights the importance of the award.

"The Young Australian of the Year Award is a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of young Australians who have made a substantial contribution to their communities," she said.

"I ask all Australians to nominate someone who is making their mark in the community and displaying great passion for the work they do in their chosen field."

Nominations for Young Australian of the year are open until 31 August 2008.

Click here to nominate for the Young Australian of the Year Award, or pick up a form from major sponsor Commonwealth Bank.

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