Fostering young Victorian’s personal development

The Compass Award is a program of discovery for young Victorians aged 10 – 13 years. The program enhances young people’s personal development, fosters positive attitudes towards learning and promotes engagement and interaction with their community.

“I have really enjoyed doing new things that i wouldn’t have been able to do if i wasn’t doing Compass.”

— Level 2 Participant –

“I met new friends and pushed myself to learn new things, I normally would not do.”

— Level 4 Participant –


Awards Victoria Ltd is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation. It recognises, respects and promotes children’s rights and is committed to protecting and empowering children who come into contact with the organisation. At Awards Victoria Ltd children are to be listened to, taken seriously and treated with sensitivity and compassion.

Awards Victoria Ltd acknowledges that children’s safety is the responsibility of the whole community and recognises its own responsibilities in keeping children safe from abuse. It has a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse.

Awards Victoria Ltd values diversity and will not tolerate discriminatory practices. It recognises the vulnerabilities of particular groups of children and pays particular attention to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and the safety of children with a disability.