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The Annual Yogie Awards (the YOGIES) recognise, celebrate, promote and reward outstanding practice in working with young people in the ACT and surrounding area. The YOGIES highlight the exceptional commitment, talent and innovation that exist in the youth sector.

Nominate an organisation, service, program, project or individual in one of eight YOGIE Award categories.


Winners 2020

Next Step

Next Step program provides free psychological interventions to young people with mild to severe symptoms of a mental health condition, delivered in partnership with CatholicCare,

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Lisa Tolhurst

Lisa is a case manager for the Anglicare CYCLOPS young carers program. She has demonstrated commitment to young people by organising a young carers group

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Ronny Kareni

Ronny Kareni is a special person for many reasons – several years living as a refugee and asylum seeker in Papua New Guinea have embedded

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Michael Tabart

Michael has been a dedicated volunteer to many organisations including Anglicare, Vinnies, the Salvation Army and various churches. Michael’s dedication to the community and youth

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Hamish Guthrie

Hamish has held several roles within the Conflict Resolution Service, including Family Support Coordinator, Program Manager Family Support Program and more recently he has taken

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Annie-Lea Rowley

Annie-Lea is a youth worker with the YWCA team. Over her six years working in the youth sector, Annie has demonstrated a commitment to supporting

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Luke Tarlington

Luke Tarlington is the Mentoring Coordinator for the Take Hold Program. He co-runs the mentoring and living skills programs and provides case management for mentor

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Joshua White

Josh White is the Youth Engagement Coordinator for Capital Region Community Services. Josh leads a team of six youth workers, whilst providing support for other

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Jayson Perrin

Jayson has been a youth worker in the ACT for over 17 years, beginning his career at Youth In The City in 2003, transitioning and

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Sophie Trevitt

Sophie Trevitt is a solicitor, campaigner and advocate for reforming the justice system. She has extensive experience of campaigning, media and communications and working for

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The Yogie Awards are a Youth Coalition of the ACT initiative proudly supported by the Community Services Directorate, ACT Government.

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