2020 Civic Awards nominations now open

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Nominations for the 2020 Maribyrnong City Council Civic Awards are now open until 5pm on Friday 15 November 2019.

The Maribyrnong City Council Civic Awards recognise those individuals, businesses and organisations that make significant contributions in our community that enrich the lives of others.

If you know someone that gives so much to making a positive difference to the lives of others, nominate them today!

Award categories

Nominations will be accepted in the following categories.

Citizen of the Year Award

The Citizen of the Year Award recognises an inspirational role model who has made an outstanding contribution to the City of Maribyrnong in the field of community, health, education, environment, arts or sport.

Volunteer of the Year Award

The Volunteer of the Year Award recognises the outstanding achievements of an individual as a volunteer.

Youth Leadership Award

The Youth Leadership Award recognises the exceptional work of an individual who is under the age of 25 (as at 31 December 2019).

Community Strengthening Award

The Community Strengthening Award recognises the outstanding work of a not for profit organisation.

Active Maribyrnong Sporting Award

The Active Maribyrnong Sporting Award recognises a City of Maribyrnong based club, team or individual involved with, or contributing to community sport and recreation.

Arts Award

The Arts Award recognises an individual, community group or organisation for outstanding contribution to the arts in the City of Maribyrnong.

Enterprise Maribyrnong Award

The Enterprise Maribyrnong Award recognises the contribution that local business makes to the City of Maribyrnong.

There are three sub-categories for nominations:

  1. Contribution to Business Community Award.
  2. New and Emerging Business Award.
  3. Innovative Business Award.

Nominee eligibility

All nominees must live, work, study or have some strong connection to the City of Maribyrnong for their nomination to be valid.

Shortlisted nominees will be required to undergo a police check.

How to submit a nomination

There are a number of ways you can submit a nomination for the 2020 City of Maribyrnong Civic Awards as detailed below.


Submit your nomination online by clicking on the button below.

Submit a nomination online

In person

You can deliver your nomination form to us in person at the Footscray Town Hall, corner Hyde and Napier Streets, Footscray.

Our business hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday excepting public holidays.

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By post

Nomination forms can be downloaded at the bottom of this page and should be posted to:

Civic Awards
Maribyrnong City Council
PO Box 58
Footscray  VIC  3011

If you would like us to post a nomination form to you please contact us by phoning 9688 0200 or send us an email to governance@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au.

By email

Completed nomination forms can be emailed to governance@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au.

Civic reception

Award winners and those that nominated them will be invited to attend a civic reception in early 2020 to be presented with their awards.