Nominations for our 2023 Community Awards are now closed.
Our annual awards are an opportunity to recognise the everyday heroes who make Yarra such a wonderful place to live, work and visit.
How do I nominate?
You can nominate an individual or group by filling in a nomination form online.
You’ll need some contact details to complete your nomination, so make sure you have these ready. The form asks for contact details for:
- The nominee/s
- A referee who’s familiar with the achievements of the nominee.
If you need help filling in your nomination, you can contact us on 9205 5555.
Nominations closed on Sunday 10 September 2023.
- Nominate for Citizen of the Year
- Nominate for Young Citizen of the Year
- Nominate for Community Initiative of the Year
- Nominate for Contributions to Arts, Sport, Heritage, Sustainability or Diversity and Inclusion
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 8 November 2023.
Who chooses the winners?
Our councillors on the Community Awards Committee are responsible for judging the nominations and awarding winners in each category.