About The Award
The Queensland Father of the Year Award honours and celebrates the importance of
fathers and father-figures throughout our state and its local communities.
Nominations from across the state will be judged by a panel of community leaders
in the lead up to Father’s Day on 1st September 2019.
About SU QLD
Part of the worldwide Scripture Union International movement, SU QLD is an inter-denominational Christian organisation that is bringing hope to a young generation through working in schools, running holiday camps, promoting Bible engagement, and training youth workers.
SU QLD looks after young people through a range of services, including chaplains in schools, an extensive camping program, community outreaches, specialist help in primary and secondary schools, and a dedicated team of about 700 staff and chaplains.
Currently, SU QLD Chaplains are working in more than 800 schools across the state, having a direct impact with 385,000 students (79% of total students). More than 4,000 volunteers dedicate their time and energy to working with youth through SU QLD.
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The aim of the award is to recognise the significant role fathers play in their children’s well-being and development and to raise awareness of the value of fathers in the family and the community.
It identifies and honours outstanding fathers for their exceptional commitment to raising their children or for their exemplary contribution to the development of children in the community.
WATCH DARIN BROWNE’S STORY
2018 Queensland Father of the Year