And the RED Carpet Youth Award winners are ...

Friday night's RED Carpet Youth Awards gala night shone a bright spotlight on 31 finalists who achieve and volunteer behind the scenes.

Up to 170 invited guests and nominees filled The Cube Wodonga for a special night of celebration and recognition of these brilliant young people.

The awards, which marked their 10th year, featured a variety of young people who are making a difference, excelling in their chosen field and putting others first.

There were 72 young people nominated this year, which was narrowed down to 31 finalists.

Below are the winners across the nine categories.