Empowering young Australians to change the world.
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is an internationally recognised framework for non-formal education. It challenges young people between the ages of 14-24 to engage in activities that require determination, physical effort, perseverance, problem solving and cooperation. Award Participants are empowered to find their purpose, passion and place in the world.
Take on your entire Duke of Ed journey with World Vision Australia as your Award Leader.
Complete your Voluntary Service, Skills and/or Physical Recreation Sections with World Vision Australia as your Assessor.
Explore your go-to hub for information and advice.
Find everything Assessors need to understand and fulfil their role.
Challenge yourself to help end the hunger crisis for vulnerable children. Join the 40 Hour Famine as part of your Award.
World Vision Australia is an Open Award Centre for The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award in New South Wales. This means we can help you complete your Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards if you do the 40 Hour Famine as part of your Award journey.
Did you know an estimated 50 million people across 45 countries are on the brink of famine? More than half of them are children.
By joining the 40 Hour Famine, you can help end the hunger crisis for vulnerable children. At the same time, you’ll be discovering your potential through the Award – so you can dream big, celebrate your achievements and make meaningful difference in the world.
The Award is structured in four Major Sections, with an additional Section for the Gold Award:
Read more about the Duke of Ed framework.
If your school or organisation is not an Award Centre, you can register directly with us to complete your Award. We’ll help you with every stage of your journey, from generating ideas to logging your activity hours.
If your school or organisation is already an Award Centre, we can support you as an Assessor. We’ll assess your involvement in advocacy and fundraising activities you do as part of the 40 Hour Famine.
Courage is calling you to take on experiences that stretch your comfort zone and build your personal resilience.
Practise leadership through refining skills in communication and decision-making to accelerate your readiness for the workforce.
Develop personal connections and identity as you realise your potential to lead and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.