Bassendean Community Awards

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2023 at 12:53:48 PM

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It’s time to start thinking about the people and groups that make a positive difference in our community, as nominations for the Town of Bassendean Community Awards open soon. The Awards are an exciting opportunity for the Town to recognise and acknowledge individuals, community groups and businesses for their excellence. Nominations open on 23 October 2023 and close on 31 January 2024. You can nominate online via the forms linked below or pick up a hard copy form from Customer Service at 35 Old Perth Road, Bassendean during opening hours. Please return completed hard copy forms to Customer Service or scan and email the forms to [email protected].

The Awards ceremony will be held in May to celebrate Volunteer Week: 20 – 26 May 2024.

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. Nominate now

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. Nominate now

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. Nominate now

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. Nominate now

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. Nominate now

Please see the Terms and Conditions for more details.

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