Nominations for the 2022 Hobsons Bay Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards are now open. These awards help celebrate the people who inspire us and make our community a better place. Please complete the online nomination form below or download a copy to submit by email, post or in person at Council's customer service counter. Nominations will close on Friday 10 December 2021.
About the awards
The Hobsons Bay Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are open to individuals who live, work or study in Hobsons Bay. Awards are presented to one winner in each category based on their achievements or contributions to the Hobsons Bay community in one or more of the following areas:
- community service
- arts and culture
- business and economic development
Criteria and eligibility
To be eligible, nominees must be Australian citizens. Hobsons Bay City Council staff members and Councillors are not eligible to be nominated or to nominate. Nominations from previous recipients or nominees of other Council awards are welcome.
Achievements or contributions that form the basis of nominations must have:
- taken place in the 12 months preceding the nomination date; or
- culminated from many years of work including, the 12 months preceding the nomination date
Nominees for Young Citizen of the Year must be 26 years or younger as of 26 January 2022.
Nominees for Citizen of the Year must be 27 years or older as of 26 January 2022.
Nominees must be willing to undergo a Victoria Police criminal records check (paid for by Council).
Businesses are not eligible to nominate.
Individuals cannot nominate themselves.
How to nominate
Complete the below online nomination form below or download a copy here(DOCX, 829KB).
Nominations may be submitted either online, via email to email@example.com, in person at the Altona Civic Centre or by post to:
Hobsons Bay City Council attn: Communications, Engagement and Advocacy Unit
115 Civic Parade
Nominations close Friday 10 December 2021
Note that the below form works best in the Google Chrome browser.