Melbourne Royal Rising Star Award

The Melbourne Royal Rising Star Award is designed to recognise individuals within Agricultural Shows in Victoria aged between 16-30 who are demonstrating Melbourne Royal values at a local or regional show level.

Nominations for the 2024 Melbourne Royal Rising Star are now open! Please download the nomination form via the button above and send your application to Applications will close on Thursday 1st August.

Recipients will be playing a key role in delivery of their local or regional show, with a focus on working to secure the future of Agricultural Shows in Victoria.

The 2023 Melbourne Royal Star Award winner was Giorgi Boucher. Check out her profile on our winners page here.

Benefit Breakdown



  • Funding to support the individual in furthering their experience and development with Agricultural Shows in their region



Melbourne Royal ® Industry Experience and Networking Package

  • 11 day VIP pass for MRS
  • 4 x GA tickets for MRS (friends and family)
  • 2 x tickets to the Emerging Leaders/Youth in Ag Function
  • Admission and VIP networking opportunities at Youth in Ag weekend at MRS
  • Opportunity to apply for a Committee Internship Position