Community Awards

Australia Day Awards

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Darebin Australia Day Awards recognise the most outstanding local talent in the Darebin community, award winners are exceptional people committed to improving the wellbeing of our community.
Our Australia Day Awards are presented in three categories, so that individuals or groups that have made an outstanding contribution to the Darebin community can be nominated. The award categories are;

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Group of the Year

Further Information:
Civic Events and Engagement Officer
Creative Culture and Events

Ph: 8470 8551

Business Award for Community Contribution

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Darebin Business Award for Community Contribution

The Business Award for Community Contribution recognises local businesses that have made noteworthy community contributions during the current year or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.  The award will recognise a business that has shown innovation to identify and address a community need. To be eligible businesses must be located in Darebin, and directly improve the life of those who live, work, study or visit the area.  The contribution must be voluntary and/or in excess of the business’ requirements. Nominations are now closed for 2016.

For more information or to submit nominations please contact Industry Development Officer Danielle Phyland  Ph: (03) 8470 8344 or