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On completing the Award, Participants will receive a certificate and badge as recognition and acknowledgement of their achievement. This is usually presented at an Award ceremony.

The Award Operating Authority  in each State or Territory holds Award Ceremonies for Participants who have achieved their Gold Award.



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Find out more about our upcoming Charity Treks

  • Tasmania
  • Central Australia
  • Kokoda




Award leader trainingAward Leader Training

It is mandatory for all Award Leaders to complete Award Leader Training so that they are fully aware of the implications and responsibilities involved with operating the Duke of Ed.

Find out when and how for your State and Territory




APEC 2015 Attendees

APEC Youth Forum

Each year the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Office is responsible for recruting and selecting Australian representatives to attend the APEC Youth Forum.

Read all about the APEC 2016 representatives Journey here




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Diamond Challenge

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in the UK by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Award in Australia is supporting the United Kingdom in 2016 in celebrating its Diamond Anniversary by encouraging all Australians to participate in the Diamond Challenge. All Australian fundraising support will be directed to assisting the development of the Award in the Solomon Islands.

Click here for more information or to sign up to the Challenge today.