Community Awards Committee

The Community Awards Committee provides recommendations on the recipients of the Yarra Community Awards.

What does the committee do?

The committee recommends to the Chief Executive Officer on the successful recipients of the following awards:

  • Citizen of the Year Award
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award
  • Community Initiative of the Year Award

The committee also recommends the recipients of each of the 'Contributions to' award responsible for judging the annual Yarra Community Awards. This includes agreeing upon the judging criteria, assessing the nominations and selecting winners in each category.

Who are the committee members?

The following Councillors have been appointed to the committee for 2024:

Terms of reference

You can download and read the Community Awards Committee Terms of Reference (PDF 79kB.)


Minutes of meetings of the Community Awards Committee are available for download below.

Further minutes are uploaded to this page as they become available.