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    WA Youth Awards 2022

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    Event description

    The WA Youth Awards is the pre-eminent event celebrating the accomplishments of young people, youth workers and the youth sector in Western Australia.

    Now in its 23rd year, we look forward to shining a light on the outstanding young advocates, artists, innovators and leaders, alongside the unsung heroes of our youth sector.

    Read more about this year's WA Youth Awards finalists at the YACWA website.

    The WA Youth Awards is run by the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA), Western Australia's peak body for young people and the youth sector. The WA Youth Awards is made possible thanks to our major partners, Lotterywest and Department of Communities, alongside our category sponsors, the Aboriginal Health Council of WA, the Commissioner for Children and Young People, The Y WA, ECU, Propel Youth Arts WA, Youth Futures, Youth Focus, Mission Australia, and our supporting sponsor, the State Library of WA.

    About the event

    The WA Youth Awards unfolds as a gala ceremony with a seated three-course dinner with drinks, all inclusive of the ticket price. The evening includes award presentations, musical performances from young artists and a set menu.

    Dietary requirements

    Guests are able to select their dietary requirements when purchasing their ticket.

    Dress code

    Cocktail attire is encouraged, but guests are welcome to dress in whatever feels most comfortable.

    Getting there

    The WA Museum Boola Bardip is located in the Perth Cultural Centre, bordering Francis Street and Beaufort Street in Northbridge.

    The Museum is serviced by bus routes 41, 42, 48, 55, 60, 66, 67, 68, 950, and the Blue CAT Bus. The Perth Train Station is 200m away.

    The event takes place on the Mezzanine Level within Hackett Hall, the south-eastern most building within the WA Museum complex. This is space is marked as 'WA Treasures' on the WA Museum site map. Signage on the night will direct you to the entry point for patrons on the evening of the awards.


    There are multiple parking options available:

    Additional parking information is available via the City of Perth Parking website.


      The WA Youth Awards takes place on the Mezzanine Level of the Hackett Hall space (one level up from the ground floor). The ground floor is wheelchair-accessible; entry to the Mezzanine level is via an elevator. The Mezzanine level contains one accessible, unisex bathroom. Additional accessible, unisex bathrooms are available on the floors above and below.

      The nearest ACROD parking is located at the CPP State Library Parking, 150m away from the WA Museum, with entry via 15 Francis Street.

      For any additional accessibility questions, please contact Matthew Tomich, Member & Community Engagement Manager at YACWA, via

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