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Bassendean Community Awards

Nominations are now closed for the Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2024.
2024 Award recipients will be announced on Monday 27 May 2024. 

Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2025
The Town of Bassendean Community Awards is an exciting opportunity for the Town to recognise and acknowledge individuals, community groups and businesses for their excellence in the community. Nominations open on 1 October 2024 and can be lodged either online or by hard copy. 

There are five award categories:

The Community Leadership Award is for groups or individuals that have made a significant contribution to the local community. You can nominate people or groups who have enhanced community life, been involved in a significant initiative which produced positive change or made a significant contribution to enhancing connections and inclusion in the community. 

The Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award honours a person aged 65 years or older who has made an exemplary long-term contribution to volunteering which has positively impacted the Town community.

The Youth Achievement Award is presented to a person aged 12 to 25 years who made an outstanding voluntary commitment, has been an exceptional role model, or has made significant achievements in the artistic, sporting, or academic fields.

The Best Verge Award is presented in recognition of an outstanding verge garden (or a collection of verge gardens on the same street) in the district, considering the use of edible or native plants, water-wise design, and safe access. 

The Bassendean Means Business Award is presented to a business operating in the district that has made a positive community impact, shown significant business agility, provided outstanding customer service, or proactively contributed to environmental sustainability in their business practices or in the community.