Moreland Awards 2019

2019 Moreland Awards 

Nominations for the 2019 Moreland Awards have now closed. Winners will be announced at an event in October

The 2019 Moreland Awards are open to any group or person whose activity or activities has improved the quality of life in Moreland. A nominee can be anyone who lives, works, studies, plays or volunteers in Moreland.

Eligibility

Nominations can be made for individuals or groups that live, work, volunteer or study in Moreland and have made a special contribution to Moreland in 2018-2019.

Awards Ceremony

Winners will be announced at the Moreland Awards ceremony later in the year.

Categories

There is a limit of one category per form:

  • Community event of the year
  • Collaborative partnerships award
  • Contribution to arts and culture award
  • Access and inclusion award
  • Contribution to sport award
  • Youth contribution award
  • Volunteer of the year award
  • Environmental sustainability achievement award
  • Lisa Bellear award for contribution to reconciliation activities
  • Honouring women in Moreland award

Selection criteria

Community event of the year award

  • Event is held in Moreland
  • Event’s primary role is to engage the Moreland community
  • Event benefits the Moreland community

Collaborative partnership award

  • More than two individuals and/or community groups working successfully in collaboration or partnership
  • Creating a positive outcome in the community
  • Increases social connection, builds capacity and/or strengthens relationships

Contribution to arts and culture award

  • Nominee has made a valuable contribution to arts and culture in Moreland
  • Nominee has shown commitment to the development of arts and cultural activities for the Moreland community
  • Nominee is a Moreland resident that has demonstrated significant achievement in the arts

Access and Inclusion

  • The nominee has made a valuable contribution towards disability access and inclusion
  • The nominee has made a significant contribution towards advancing the rights and interests of people with a disability
  • The nominee has provided opportunities for increased participation, access and inclusion for people with a disability
  • The nominee has created a positive change in raising awareness about important issues relating to people with a disability.

Contribution to sport award

  • Made a significant impact to the development, integrity and professionalism of sport in the community
  • Increased physical activities opportunities for all members of the community including juniors, women and girls, people with disability or CALD
  • Committed to training, recruiting and recognising volunteers and coaches
  • Made a significant contribution to sport as a leader and role model

Youth contribution award

  • Nominee must be 25 years or under on Friday 1 September 2018
  • Nominee has made a valuable contribution to young people in the Moreland community
  • Nominee supports others to succeed

Volunteer of the year award

  • Ongoing contribution to the Moreland community
  • Supports and encourages others to succeed
  • A commitment resulting in outstanding and visible results

Environment sustainability achievement award

  • Demonstration of how your project has positively contributed to the environmental sustainability of the Moreland community
  • Description of consultation, stakeholder or community collaboration and partnerships, which have contributed to achievement or results
  • Description of innovative practices or approaches used to overcome obstacles to deliver achievements
  • Description of how your project influenced the attitudes of others in your local Moreland community (and potentially beyond) regarding the environment, social and financial sustainability in the short term or longer term

Lisa Bellear award for contribution to reconciliation activities

  • Nominee has made a valuable contribution to building better relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander peoples in Moreland
  • Nominee has shown commitment to create positive change by encouraging community awareness about reconciliation between wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Moreland

Honouring women in Moreland award

Describe the activity of the individual or group  and how they have advanced gender equality through one or more of the following:

  • Encouraging participation and leadership
  • Improving health, wellbeing or human rights outcomes
  • Providing opportunities for inclusion and social cohesion in the community

View the 2018 Moreland Award winners.