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AIDN YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD 2020

Driven and talented young people are the key to the future of the Defence industry. In order to recognise individuals who may be future industry leaders, AIDN has created the AIDN Young Achiever Award

Nominations for the 2020 AIDN YAA are now open.

The AIDN Young Achiever Award (YAA) was created to recognise the important contribution made by young people in Australia's defence industry. The award is held at the AIDN Chapter level and the winner will compete for the national award.

AIDN invites you to demonstrate your achievements as a young professional by entering these awards in 2020.

WHO CAN ENTER THE AWARD?

The Award is open to all members of Defence industry under the age of 30 (entrants must be under 30 years of age on 1 January 2020). You do not have to be a member of AIDN to enter but you must be nominated by a current financial member of an AIDN Chapter in your referees.

WHY SHOULD I ENTER?

Winning the AIDN Young Achiever Award recognises your efforts, and demonstrates your achievements and your potential to your colleagues, clients and future employers.

HOW TO ENTER

Click here  to download 2020 application forms.

Entries close 5pm on the 16th of October 2020.

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AIDN ACT Young Achiever Award WINNER 2019

Congratulations to all finalists 

Tim Spitzer of Clearbox Solutions was announced the winner of the AIDN ACT Young Achiever Award.

The AIDN Young Achiever Award (YAA) was created to recognise the important contribution made by young people in Australia's defence industry. Tim will now compete for the national award, announced at the AIDN National Gala dinner on the 19 February 2020.

There were three ACT finalists announced. Mae Grant (AeroPM); Jordan Johnson (PenTen) and the winner, Tim Spitzer. All finalists were recognised for their efforts and demonstrated achievements.

The  AIDN ACT YAA awards highlight the culture of excellence AIDN members instill in their staff,  creating a foundation for a work life of aspiration and purpose within the Australian Defence Industry.

Image: Stuart Althaus (AIDN ACT Chair); Jordan Johnson; Mae Grant; Alison Creagh; Tim Spitzer and Kate Lundy


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2018 YAA WINNERS

Congratulations to all our finalists for the AIDN ACT Young Achiever Award

WINNER:

Dr Kirsty Hannam, RF Engineer from CEA Technologies

Judges comments:

"Kirsty is the stand-out from the perspective of her academic, professional and community contributions and achievements. In this way she amply fits the description of an inspiring role model and dedicated professional. We are sure CEA are very proud of her. Dr Kirsty’s achievements are also a positive reflection on CEA as they continue to invest in local talent and provide exciting, relevant and fulfilling careers here in Canberra"

FINALISTS:

Ben Chaplin, Engineer, Eclipse

Anthony Bozzato, Noetic Group


Image: AIDN ACT YAA celebrations: Anthony Bozzato; Suzanne Orr, MLA (ACT Government); Dr Kirsty Hannam and Ben Chaplin. 

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Driven and talented young people are the key to the future of the defence industry. In order to recognise individuals who may be future industry leaders, AIDN has created the AIDN Young Achiever Award


2018 WINNER


ACT Winner:
Dr Kirsty Hannam
CEA Technologies




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