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Nominations for the LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award close soon

The LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award is one of the categories in the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards. It recognises the accomplishments of young Queenslanders who contribute their time to helping others.

Alexandra accepts the 2019 LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award

First published: November 12

Nominations for this year’s award close on Thursday 12 December 2019. Links for nominating yourself or referring someone else are provided below.

The winner of 2019’s award was Alexandra Wells from the Gold Coast. Alexandra established an inclusive sports program for children with special needs when she was only 15 years old – a program that now features 90 athletes and 100 volunteers who coach motor skills, teamwork and leadership.

In 2018 we recognised the incredible work of Mykeala Campanini, who founded the animal rescue charity Happy Tails Animal Rescue, Queensland's first purpose-built facility to provide safety for pets when families flee domestic violence.

How to nominate

If you would like to join Alexandra, Mykeala and previous winners in being acknowledged for your outstanding leadership, vision and commitment in improving the lives of those less fortunate than you, submit your nomination for the LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award.

Nominate yourself for the LGIAsuper Community Volunteer Award

Whether it be working with at-risk youth, helping the homeless, improving the health of disadvantaged communities, or any other charitable cause, LGIAsuper is proud to support and recognise the efforts of young people contributing across the volunteering spectrum.

If you’re making a significant volunteer contribution to your community, and you’ll be aged 29 or under at 31 December 2019, please consider nominating yourself.

Alternatively, if you know someone who you think deserves recognition, you can submit their details via this link:

Refer someone else to be nominated

Nominations close 12 December 2019.

Winners will receive a $2,000 cash prize at a special gala event on 1 May 2020.

Further information 

Visit the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards QLD website for more information, which includes links to its social media pages for ongoing news and updates.