Volunteer awards

Changing Communities. Changing Lives.

The Banyule Volunteer Awards recognise and honour outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed significantly to the development of their organisation, the local community and have had a positive impact on the quality of life of residents in Banyule.

This is your chance to nominate someone special that has actively been a part of improving Banyule.

Nominate a volunteer or group

  1. Read the guidelines and eligibility criteria(PDF, 69KB)
  2. Lodge a complete application by 15 March 2020

    Individual volunteer

    Includes Life Time Contribution Award

    Young volunteer

    Individuals 12-25 years, as of 1 January 2020)

    Community group volunteer

    Groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations

What next?

Successfully completed and lodged nominations will receive a confirmation email as receipt of the nomination.


After 15 March 2020, nominee applications are all reviewed by a panel of representatives from the local community and Council.

Short listed award nominees will be sent an invite to the awards celebration by Friday 3 April 2020.


Award will be presented to recipients and announced at a Banyule Volunteer Celebration in May 2020.