Citizen Awards

Nominations for the 2020 Hobsons Bay Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards are now open. 

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
  • sport
  • arts and culture
  • environment
  • 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 2020.

Nominees for Citizen of the Year must be 27 years or older as of 26 January 2020.

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, 1005KB).

Nominations may be submitted either online, via email to mng@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au, in person at the Altona Civic Centre or by post to:

Hobsons Bay City Council attn: Strategic Communications
115 Civic Parade
Altona 3018
Victoria

 

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019, 5pm

Note that the below form works best in the Google Chrome browser.