Award Nominations

Do you know City of Melville volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to their community?

Mayors Youth Citizenship Awards

Mayors Valued Citizen Awards

Australia Day Awards

Mayors Youth Citizenship Awards 2017

The Mayor’s Youth Award for Citizenship recognises school aged students that have made
a significant contribution to their school or community in the City of Melville.

To be eligible to receive the award, a Mayor’s Youth Citizen must:

  • Must be school aged students who have given extended service to their
    school community for 1 year or more,
  • Those who have demonstrated care for others in the community, and/or, the environment.
  • Must be a school aged City of Melville resident

Who can nominate:

  • Must be nominated by the principal of their school

Nominations for 2017 are now closed.

All awards will be presented at the Volunteer Function.

Mayors Valued Citizen Awards 2017

The award was established in 2011 by Mayor Russell Aubrey as a way of celebrating the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Volunteer. After an overwhelming response the Mayor decided the awards will be an annual event.

To be eligible to receive the award, a Mayor’s Valued Citizen must:

  • Either live in the City of Melville, or be involved with a not-for-profit organisation
    in the City of Melville,
  • Have made a valuable contribution to the community for 10 years or more with
    the one organisation,
  • Can not be in a paid role at their organisation at any time during the
    10 year period.

Who can nominate:

  • Nominations must be received by the President or Volunteer Manager of
    the organisation,
  • Community members are encouraged to inform the President or
    Volunteer Manager of the award and refer possible candidates
    for nomination.

Nominations for 2017 are now closed.

All awards will be presented at the Volunteer Function.

Australia Day Awards

The Australia Day Awards recognise persons and groups who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year or given outstanding service to the local community for a number of years.

The categories include;

  • Citizen of the Year,
  • Young Citizen of the Year and
  • Community Group of the Year.

The annual Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony held at John Creaney Park in Bull Creek usually attracts 600 - 700 people, who enjoy a barbeque breakfast by the Lions Club of Bull Creek and congratulate this year’s award recipients.

The winners of the awards will receive $400 to donate to their community group or chosen charity while the nominators each receive a $100 for the same purpose.

Nomiantions for 2018 are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Australia Day Function on the 26th of January.