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Last updated 9:30 PM on 7 October 2011

Finalist in the Chifley Young Leaders Award announced


The Minister for Youth, Hon Peter Garrett, and Member for Chifley, Hon Ed Husic yesterday announced the winners and finalists of the inaugural Chifley Young Leaders Award as part of National Youth Week.

Mr Garrett said the award acknowledges the importance of young people's positive contribution to the local community.

"I congratulate all the winners and entrants of the Chifley Young Leaders Award who have shown community leadership in areas like mental health, bullying, health and nutrition," Mr Garrett said.

Mr Husic said that after meeting so many impressive kids in his electorate, he wanted to create a platform to showcase their talent and potential.

"This award wil be part of an annual competition to encourage students to express ideas on leadership issues, and it's about inspiring themselves and others," Mr Husic said.

Congratulations to Emma Stylli of Plumpton High School for her high quality submission in this competition.