Civic Awards 2020 nominations open!

Published on 15 October 2019

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The annual Civic Awards recognise and congratulate locals who go above and beyond to help build and strengthen the community, and improve the lives of those in the City of Maribyrnong.

Individuals, businesses and organisations that make significant contributions to the community and enrich the lives of others are eligible to be nominated in one of seven categories. All nominees must live, work, study or have some strong connection to the City.

Categories of nomination are:

Citizen of the Year Award

Nominate an inspirational role model that has made an outstanding contribution to the City of Maribyrnong in the area of community, health, education, environment, arts or sport.

Volunteer of the Year Award

Nominate an individual for their outstanding achievements as a volunteer.

Youth Leadership Award

Nominate an individual who is under the age of 25 (as at 31 December 2019) for their exceptional work.

Community Strengthening Award

Nominate a not-for-profit organisation for its outstanding work.

Enterprise Maribyrnong Awards

Nominate a local business for its contribution to the City of Maribyrnong in one the following sub-categories:

  • Contribution to Business Community Award
  • Innovative Business Award
  • New and Emerging Business Award

Active Maribyrnong Sporting Awards

Nominate a Maribyrnong based club, team or individual involved with, or contributes to, community sport and recreation

Arts Award

Nominate an individual, community group or organisation for outstanding contributions to the arts in the City of Maribyrnong.

Award recipients will be invited to attend a civic event to be held in late January where they will be presented with their awards.

During the ceremony, the Mayor also awards the Mayoral Award to an individual, community group or organisation for outstanding contributions to the City and in the lives of others.

Nominations close on Friday 15 November 2019. For more information visit: maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Civic-Awards

A word from the Mayor, Cr Martin Zakharov:

‘We owe gratitude to the many wonderful and inspirational people who continually work towards making our community a better place for all.”

“If you know someone who gives back to the community nominate them for a Civic Award and celebrate their achievements.”

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