If you are a young person and will be between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age as at 30th June, 2014, then you are eligible to enter Lions Youth of the Year . This is a prestigious event for young people, which boasts many high profile Australians amongst the ranks of former entrants. These include: Kevin Rudd; Peter Beattie, a past premier of Queensland; the ABC’s Sabra Lane and Senator Simon Birmingham. Through entering the Quest, which is now in its 50th year, you will have an unequalled opportunity to experience an interview situation – in a friendly atmosphere – and a chance to practise your public speaking skills.
The best way to enter, is to talk to your local Lions Club. If you don’t know how to do this then please email the Australian Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will contact a local club. Read more
Molly Campbell was named overall winner and winner of the public speaking award in the 2013 Australian Youth of the Year.
Molly was sponsored by Lions Club of Pambula Merimbula and has spoken recently about her win with ABC Breakfast Radio – Read More about Molly here