Awards 2019 - Organised by the Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc.

Press release

The Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc., annually presents the Young Achiever Awards to young Australians of Sri Lankan origin. The objective is to recognise, encourage and reward our youth in their respective fields with an aim to make them role models for others.

The specific aims of the Awards are to:

  • Acknowledge and highlight the academic achievements at the HSC examination
  • Recognise youth achievements in their chosen field of endeavour
  • Develop a sense of pride in being a Sri Lankan Australian
  • Encourage leadership in young individuals 
  • Build self-confidence through recognition of excellence
  • Provide role models and mentors for youth by highlighting their achievements and their pursuit of excellence

Stimulate and promote creativity and innovation among young Sri Lankan-Australians

The Awards will take place at the Thornleigh Community Centrem, Thornleigh on Sunday the 17th  February 2019. The time will be notified in due course.


Education  12 Awards (Highest marks obtained for HSC in 2018)*
Visual Arts 02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Science &Technology  02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Music   02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Sport 02 awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Literature  02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Performing Arts 02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)
Community Service 02 Awards ( Winner & Runner-up)

*Those who have obtained high  ATAR will also be recognised.


For details on the selection criteria, selection process and nomination forms, please visit the SLANSW website Youth Section: 

Nominations should be emailed to: or posted to:

The Secretary
Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc.
P. O. Box 3120
Sydney 2001

The closing date for the nominations is 27 January 2019

For any enquiries please contact:       

Name: Kithsiri Senadeera Contact Number: 0419 403 224



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