Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2021

Published on Tuesday, 2 February 2021 at 9:00:00 AM

The Town of Bassendean Community Awards is an exciting opportunity for the Town to recognise and acknowledge individuals, community groups and business for their excellence in the community.

Nominations will open from 1 February 2021 and can be lodged either online or by hard copy.

Key dates in 2021

1 February

Nominations Open


15 March

Nominations Close


Nominations assessed


Finalists and winners notified and invited to the inaugural Community Awards


The Town’s Community Awards presented as part of the Citizenship Ceremony date to be confirmed to coincide with National Volunteer Week 2021 (Monday 17 May – Sunday 23 May)


Nomination Categories

Community Leadership Award

This award will be presented to a volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the local community. They will have demonstrated leadership on a community issue resulting in the enhancement of community life, been involved in a significant initiative which has brought about positive change and added value to community life and/or demonstrated inspiring qualities as a role model for the community.

Nominate for the Community Leadership Award

Volunteer Organisation of the Year

This award will be presented to a local community group that services the Town of Bassendean and significantly contributes to achieve partnerships within the community that build capacity, connection and sense of belonging, contributing to an empowered community.

Nominate Volunteer Organisation of the Year

Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering

This award will be presented in honour of a senior individual (65+ years) who has made an exemplary life-long contribution to volunteering and who through their volunteering has contributed to the betterment of the Town of Bassendean community.

Nominate for Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award

Youth Achievement Award

Presented in celebration of an individual aged 12 – 25 years who has made an outstanding voluntary commitment, has been an exceptional role model or has made significant achievements in the arts, sporting or academic fields.

Nominate for Youth Achievement Award

Community Inclusion Award

Presented to a local community group, club, business that has implemented a successful program or initiative that has facilitated the inclusion of diverse groups within the wider Bassendean community.  This includes but is not limited to the initiatives that support the inclusion of mental health consumers, people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, CaLD communities, LCBTQIA and/or Seniors.

Nominate for Community Inclusion Award

Best Verge Award

Presented in recognition of an outstanding verge garden in the Town of Bassendean, taking into account edible or native plants, water-wise design and safe access.

Nominate for Best Verge Award

"Bassendean means Business" Award  

Presented to a business operating within 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 and/or in the community.

Nominate for "Bassendean means Business" Award

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