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Nomination for the Mayor's Awards now open!

29 August 2017

Do you know City of Melville volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to their community? Nominate them for the 2017 Mayor's Valued Citizen, Youth Citizenship and Australia Day Awards.

Mayors Youth Citizenship Awards 2017

The Mayor’s Youth Award for Citizenship recognises school aged students that have made
a significant contribution to their school or community in the City of Melville.

To be eligible to receive the award, a Mayor’s Youth Citizen must:

  • Must be school aged students who have given extended service to their
    school community for 1 year or more,
  • Those who have demonstrated care for others in the community, and/or, the environment.
  • Must be a school aged City of Melville resident

Who can nominate:

  • Must be nominated by the principal of their school

Nominate someone for the 2017 Mayors Youth Awards, fill in the nominatation form or call

1300 635 845 | 9364 0669.

All awards will be presented at the Volunteer Function.

Nominations close the 20th October 2017.


Mayors Valued Citizen Awards 2017

The award was established in 2011 by Mayor Russell Aubrey as a way of celebrating the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Volunteer. After an overwhelming response the Mayor decided the awards will be an annual event.

To be eligible to receive the award, a Mayor’s Valued Citizen must:

  • Either live in the City of Melville, or be involved with a not-for-profit organisation
    in the City of Melville,
  • Have made a valuable contribution to the community for 10 years or more with
    the one organisation,
  • Can not be in a paid role at their organisation at any time during the
    10 year period.

Who can nominate:

  • Nominations must be received by the President or Volunteer Manager of
    the organisation,
  • Community members are encouraged to inform the President or
    Volunteer Manager of the award and refer possible candidates
    for nomination.

Nominate someone for the 2017 Mayors Valued Citizen Awards, fill in the nomination form or call

1300 635 845 | 9364 0669.

All awards will be presented at the Volunteer Function.

Please note there is a limit of 6 nominations per organisation.
Nominations close the 20th October 2017.


Australia Day Awards

The Australia Day Awards recognise persons and groups who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year or given outstanding service to the local community for a number of years.

The categories include;

  • Citizen of the Year,
  • Young Citizen of the Year and
  • Community Group of the Year.

The annual Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony held at John Creaney Park in Bull Creek usually attracts 600 - 700 people, who enjoy a barbeque breakfast by the Lions Club of Bull Creek and congratulate this year’s award recipients.

The winners of the awards will receive $400 to donate to their community group or chosen charity while the nominators each receive a $100 for the same purpose.

Nominate someone for the 2018 Australia Day Awards, fill in the nomination form or call

1300 635 845 | 9364 0669.

Nominations close the 20th October 2017.

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