The 2008 Young Achievement Australia National Awards were held Wednesday 26 November at The Westin, Sydney. This marvellous event celebrated the achievements of some of our most talented and hard working Business Skills Program™ participants from across the country.
Richard Thomas from ACT took out the YAA Tertiary Business Person Of The Year Award and Sophie Alpen from ACT won the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia Secondary Business Person Of The Year Award.
Desiya from NSW won the Tertiary Company Of The Year Award and Ya Ya Bitsi from QLD won the Secondary Company Of The Year Award. Young Achievement Australia congratulates all our winners on their remarkable achievements. Click here for a full list of award winners
Young Achievement Australia wishes to thank all our sponsors, supporters and guests for your contributions to this event. A special thank you belongs to our master of ceremonies, Bill Woods from Network Ten, and our guest speaker Belinda Yabsley who captivated the audience with her vibrant personality and the valuable insights and wisdom she shared from her career success.
Network Ten National Awards Broadcast
For the third consecutive year Young Achievement Australia’s Broadcast Partner Network Ten will show a 30 minute highlights program of the National Awards Event. Tune into Network Ten at 1pm on Sunday 14 December 2008 to watch this year’s winners.
An Invitation to all young Australians
If you are in your senior years of high school, undertaking tertiary studies or have left school, we invite you to kick start your future by participating in our dynamic programs.
An Invitation to corporate Australia
If your organisation, large or small wants to work with and encourage our future young business leaders, young people who can dispel myths and do great things, then we invite you to partner with us.
An Invitation to schools and educators
We invite you to consider how our experiential programs that enhance the curriculum and ease the transition to work can benefit your students.
190,000 have already participated
2007 was our 30th anniversary and since 1977 190,000 young Australians have been involved in our programs. If you are one of them please contact us and tell us where you are now.