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Good Design Australia today announced the Finalists in the 2017 Young Australian Design Awards. 

The 2017 Young Australan Design Awards attracted a very impressive group of submissions from across Australia and the the Jury selected 12 project to proceed to the Finalists stage.

The entries were judged against strict design criteria which included: Technology, Innovation, Sustainability and Design Excellence.

Winners of the 2017 Young Australan Design Awards will be announced at the annual Good Design Awards Ceremony on 8 June at the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT), Sydney.


Cash prizes and Awards will be presented to the top four projects as follows:


Young Australian Designer of the Year Award – $3,000

Design Innovation Award – $1,000

Design Technology Award – $1,000

Design Sustainability Award – $1,000


All 12 Finalists will featured in the 2017 Good Design Showcase held in conjunction with Vivid Sydney and the Good Design Festival from 8 – 11 June 2017 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney.