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Young Engineers Awards - Call for ANZ entries


The Australia and New Zealand Young Engineers Awards, now in its fourth year, is the Awards programme for the Building Services Engineering industry and recognises outstanding students, graduates and emerging professionals across the region.

Entry deadline: 28 May 2020

Entry deadline extended to 18 June due to COVID 19 disruption



Stand out from your peers as a future thought leader

Challenge yourself to find solutions to today’s real-world problems

Open conversations and doors with the wider building community from around the ANZ region

3 finalists for each Award are invited to the ceremony in Sydney with included flights and accommodation from anywhere in Australia and New Zealand

Rewards include a cash prize of $1000, a trophy plus media exposure and bragging rights


The nomination has helped me gain recognition and inspiration within my current organization and school. The award itself was a great platform for people who are interested in the industry to freely express their opinions.

 – Jeff Tsang, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons), UNSW – Mark Griffin Student of the Year finalist 2019

Being a finalist has resulted in many people outside the company wanting to work with me.  Having me on a bid is a positive even with my limited experience.

 – Katherine Jones, Electrical Engineer, Wood and Grieve Engineers – Graduate of the Year finalist 2019


The competition calls for a video response:
What changes need to occur in planning the built environment today to help achieve a desirable, high-performing, sustainable built environment one decade on? 

Age restrictions for Young Engineer of the Year have been replaced with “up to 7 years of building services experience” to make this award more accessible to those who have taken a career break or career change.

Eligibility and entry criteria here

This year the Awards Ceremony has been booked at the prestigious Parliament of NSW, Sydney, originally for the Thursday 23 July 2020, but has now been moved to Thursday 22 October to allow the COVID 19 pandemic to come under control.  We will continue to monitor the situation to ensure that we follow all authority recommendations to keep our members and industry colleagues safe.



Award enquiries:

Melanie Finch, ANZ YEN Chair                 
Sponsorship enquires:

Sharon Pestonji
0435 979 400