If you are a young person and will be between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age as at 30th June, 2016, 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 program, 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
Patrick Cross won the the 2015 Lions Youth of the Year, leading a tough field of competitors from throughout Australia. Sponsored by the Lions Club of Brisbane Bardon Queensland, Patrick attends St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace.