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Young People Who Care Awards 2012

Recognising extraordinary young people


The Young People Who Care Awards 2012 were held on Tuesday 4th December at the Constitutional Centre of W.A. and the Young Carers team and Carers WA would like to extend a HUGE congratulations to all the nominees, finalists and winners.

All of these amazing young carers were nominated by family, friends or even teachers from their school because they have shown themselves to be dedicated, generous and caring young people.

The awards have three categories and below are the finalists and winner from each one:

Young Carer Award:

Axel Harper (Special Commendation)

Matyas Paskandy (Winner)

Savannah Thomas-Scally

Olivia Faliti

Jake Binns

Caring in the Community:

Eden Thompson

Ellecha Thorpe

Joshua Marney

Amber Clarke (Winner)

Caring Together:

The No Name Gang (Special Mention)

Western Lions Assistants (Special Mention)

Carers WA and the Young Carers team are so proud of each and every nominee and we look forward to being completely swamped by nominations in 2013!

Another giant thank you goes to our wonderful Marketing and Communications guru, Clare, for making sure the awards ran so smoothly!

For more information about the awards, check out: