Volunteer Awards

Australia Day Awards Winners 2017

Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards

The Australia Day Active Citizenship 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
  • Youth Citizen of the Year
  • Community Group of the Year

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

If you would like to nominate someone for the 2019 Australia Day Active Citizenship awards please complete the nomination form below and email or send back to us. An online version of the form will be available shortly.

Mayor's Valued Citizen Awards

The Mayor's Valued Citizen Awards 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.

Eligibility

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
  • Cannot be in a paid role at their organisation at any time during the 10 year period

Who Can Nominate

  • Nominations must be completed by the President or Volunteer Manager of the organisation.
  • There is a limit of 6 nominations per organisation.
  • Community members are encouraged to inform the President or Volunteer Manager of the award and refer possible candidates for nomination.

If you would like to nominate someone for the 2018 Mayors Valued Citizen award please complete the nomination form below and email or send back to us. An online version of the form will be available shortly.

Mayor's Youth Citizenship Awards

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.

Eligibility

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

  • Students must be nominated by the principal of their school.

If you would like to nominate someone for the 2018 Mayors Youth Citizenship award please complete the nomination form below and email or send back to us. An online version of the form will be available shortly.

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