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Young Ambassador leadership program

Find out roles and benefits of the program and how to apply.


Young Ambassadors are year 9 and 10 students who participate in programs and commemorative services at the Shrine. They are appointed for a 12-month period from December each year. Applications for the forthcoming year's program commence in October.


Duties include:

  • acting as leaders and representatives of future generations at the Shrine
  • encouraging peers and other young people to understand the importance of remembering and honouring Australia’s service community and military history
  • working alongside Shrine professional staff and volunteers.


Benefits of the program include:

  • participating in commemorative services
  • building leadership through a group project
  • connecting the Shrine to visitors and community
  • developing self-confidence and purpose
  • making new friends and working with an artist-in-residence
  • attending a day trip to Sydney to visit the Anzac Memorial


Training is given to all Young Ambassadors. This induction will help you more fully understand your new role. If you do have questions please email

How to apply

Applications for 2024 have now closed. Applications for 2025 will open in early October 2024.

This program is supported by Freemasons Foundation Victoria.



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