Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community and each year I hold my Volunteer Awards in conjunction with National Volunteer Week.
All community groups, schools and clubs in the Federal Electorate of Port Adelaide are eligible to nominate volunteers for the annual Volunteer Recognition, Youth Encouragement Award and Local Legends Prize.
Nominations have closed for 2017. Please contact my office if you'd like to be notified when nominations are re-opened.
Volunteer Recognition Award
An organisation may nominate up to two volunteers to receive a Recognition Award. All nominees who live or work in the Federal Electorate of Port Adelaide will receive a certificate at the awards ceremony.
Youth Encouragement Award
The Youth Encouragement Award recognises those under 25 years of age who volunteer in their local community. An organisation may nominate up to two volunteers to receive a Youth Encouragement Award. All nominees who live or work in the Federal Electorate of Port Adelaide will receive a certificate at the awards ceremony.
Local Legends Prize
The Local Legends Prize recognises and celebrates the work of volunteers who have made an exceptional contribution to their community over many years. The Local Legends Prize is open to individuals living or volunteering in the Federal Electorate of Port Adelaide at the time of nomination.
Local Legends Prize winners will be determined by a judging panel. Only one nomination will be accepted per organisation and a maximum of 5 Local Legends will be selected across the Federal Electorate of Port Adelaide.