Unleashed Awards

Award Categories

Open to a business, venture, or social enterprise that was created through FYA’s $20 Boss program in 2018. 

We want to back those teenpreneurs! There will be two winners for this category: a Junior winner (Years 7-9) and a Senior winner (Years 10-12). $20 Boss participants will also be automatically nominated for the $20 Boss State & Territory Awards and the Like A Boss Awards.

This award is produced in partnership with Commonwealth Bank and Financial Literacy Australia.

Prize: $1000

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Open to ventures, social enterprises and businesses with a social purpose, that are led by young people aged 12-18.

We are looking for a unique or innovative project making a big difference that just needs a little support to take it to the next level!

Prize: $1000

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Open to ventures, social enterprises and businesses in their early to mid stages that have a social purpose and are led by young people aged 18-29 making a genuine impact.

We want to celebrate young people making a difference and who have the potential to become a Game Changer!

Prize: $1000

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Open to established ventures, social enterprise and businesses that have been created and led by young people aged 18-29.

We are looking to support and honour initiatives that are changing the game and have evidence of genuine impact to society’s most pressing challenges.

Prize: $1000

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Open to ventures, social enterprises and businesses with a social purpose that have been created and run in rural or regional areas in Australia by young people aged 15-25.

We are looking for projects that may be fresh but have established a genuine impact in their community or region. We want to help local legends to grow their business and continue to change the game!

Prize: $1000

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Open to Australian businesses, organisations and educational institutions (such as universities and schools), that have a commitment to preparing young people for the future of work and the world.

We want to celebrate organisations that embed enterprise and entrepreneurial skills learning, bringing FYA’s New Work Order research to life, leading the way with innovative approaches to engaging young people.

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Open to young writers aged 15-25 who have published an online written piece within Australia that has had a significant impact on the audience and community.

We want to celebrate a storyteller whose piece expressed a story that catalysed community conversation. We are looking for a piece that sheds light on major contextual issues such as, but not limited to, marginalisation, oppression and inequality.

Prize: $1000

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