The Order of Australia Association



ACT Branch - Student Citizenship Awards



ACT students and schools have the opportunity to be nominated for awards for voluntary community service and demonstration of good citizenship.

The awards are made by The Order of Australia Association on the recommendation of an independent selection panel.

There are two types of award:

  • Awards for outstanding individual leadership and achievement by year 11 and 12 students or in a gap year.
  • Awards for meritorious group activity in community service and citizenship projects for students between kindergarten and year 10.

Individual  awards are marked by an engraved medallion and a certificate.

The recipient schools receive an engraved plaque to signify the group awards.

Nominations are called from principals of schools and colleges by the last day of term 3.

Awards are given at a special presentation ceremony in November in each year.

These awards are made under the auspices of the ACT Branch of the Order of Australia Association which seeks to foster love and pride in active Australian citizenship, most particularly in the younger members of the community. The association membership is made up of people who have received an award in the Order of Australia but these student awards have no direct connection with the Order of Australia itself.


Students Award Brochure - Here

Past Awardees:

2016 - Newsletter December 2016


ACT Student Awards 2016 - Citations

2015 - Newsletter December 2015

2014 - Newsletter January 2015

2013 - Newsletter December 2013

2011 - Newsletter December 2011

2010 - Newsletter December 2010




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