NSW Minister for Multiculturalism, John Ajaka MLC, presented eleven Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Participants with The Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program certificates at a ceremony at NSW Parliament House on Monday 30th November.
The Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program celebrates people who commence volunteering when they are young and encourages that commitment to continue throughout life.
The student recognition categories coincide with the ages at which students are most active in school volunteering and in which students undertake the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award CEO – Peter Kaye attended congratulating the eleven Awardees on their successful volunteering efforts stating he was particularity impressed with the diversity of the volunteer activities undertaken.
More information on the Program can be found at www.volunteering.nsw.gov.a