Yarra Community Awards

Thank you to everyone who lodged a nomination for the 2022 Community Awards. Nominations have now closed.

These awards will be presented to individuals and groups at a special awards ceremony at Collingwood Town Hall on Wednesday 16 November.

How do I nominate?

Nominations closed on Sunday 18 September 2022 at 11.59pm. 

You can nominate an individual or group by filling in a nomination form online or a hardcopy form located in our Customer Service Centres.

You’ll need some contact details to complete your nomination, so make sure you have these ready. The form asks for contact details for:

  • Yourself
  • The nominee/s
  • A referee who’s familiar with the achievements of the nominee. 

If you need help filling in your nomination, you can get in touch with the Communications Team on 9205 5555.

View the Terms and Conditions of nominating

What are the prizes?

A monetary prize of $500 will be awarded to each winner of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Initiative of the Year.

A monetary prize of $250 will be awarded to the winners in each of the remaining categories.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on Wednesday 16 November 2022. This event is open to the whole community.

Who chooses the winners?

Our councillors on the Community Awards Committee are responsible for judging the nominations and awarding winners in each category.

What are the categories and judging criteria?


For more information call Yarra City Council on 9205 5555 or email [email protected].