Acknowledge Our Community Contributions

Published on 19 April 2017


The search is on for individuals, businesses and community groups that are making a difference in our local community through the annual Victorian Regional Achievement & Community Awards.

Gannawarra Mayor Cr Brian Gibson invites all residents to consider nominating an individual, business or group that is helping to reshape and inspire our community.

"If you know someone that has provided support and made a real difference in your life, why not give them a pat on the back and nominate them for an award. It would be great for our community contributors to be showcased in these Awards" said Mayor Gibson.

Nominations are now open in the following categories:

  •  Regional Development Victoria Business Achievement Award
  •  Regional Development Victoria Leadership and Innovation Award
  •  Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  •  Life Activities Clubs Victoria and Henry Carus & Associates Senior Achievement Award
  •  Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  •  Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award
  •  WorkSafe Victoria Regional Safety Award
  •  South West TAFE and Deakin University South West Regional Achiever Award
  •  Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  •  Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Diversity and Inclusion Award

Category winners will each receive $2,000 into an account in their name from the Bank of Melbourne or an airtime package on PRIME7.

To make a nomination, simply head to and select Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards, then "Nominate Now."

Nominations close Wednesday 12 July 2017.

For assistance please contact the Awards office on 9720 1638 or

For more information please contact Council on 5450 9333 or visit council’s website