We Are Brimbank Awards: Celebrating the pride and potential of our city.
2019 Nominations Now Open!
There's so much to be proud of in Brimbank. These awards celebrate the exceptional contributions, hard work and determination of organisations and groups making a positive difference in Brimbank.
- Submit a We Are Brimbank Awards nomination now!
The Awards recognise groups, businesses, not-for-profits or any other organisations for their contribution to our community across five categories.
Individual contributions aren't considered for the We Are Brimbank awards. We encourage you to submit an individual for an Australia Day Award 2020.
Culture, Arts and Tourism Award
Demonstrated outstanding contribution to the rich cultural, heritage, tourism and artistic fabric of the Brimbank community.
We have over 40,000 years of aboriginal history and 166 nationalities represented in our municipality. Our rich industrial past is complemented by modern, vibrant food, culture and art scenes. This award celebrates the fantastic projects, events, groups or enterprises that showcase and develop our communities’ rich cultural fabric.
Environment and Sustainability Award
Demonstrated outstanding contribution to the protection, enhancement and awareness of Brimbank’s natural and urban environment.
We’re surrounded by natural treasures and enjoy great open spaces and recreational facilities. This award celebrates groups, projects or activities that create a more environmentally sustainable city, or initiatives that encourage residents to contribute and take care of our environment for future generations.
Employment and Enterprise Award
Demonstrated outstanding contribution to the prosperity of Brimbank.
We’re at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing region. So we're perfectly placed to lead Melbourne and Victoria's future growth. This award acknowledges the sole traders, businesses, social enterprises and organisations that find innovative ways to keep us contributing and prosperous.
Inclusive Brimbank Award
Demonstrated outstanding contribution to promoting participation in community life and supporting proud, safe and healthy citizens.
Our diversity has made us what we are today – a proud, dynamic, harmonious and welcoming community. This award celebrates groups, projects or activities that enhance the lives and wellbeing of residents, promote understanding or provide support and positive outcomes for the disadvantaged, at-risk or vulnerable in the community.
Learning Excellence Award
Demonstrated outstanding contribution to the ongoing education, learning and engagement of the Brimbank community.
We're a community that values lifelong learning and education for everybody. This award recognises the schools, sports clubs, businesses, groups and learning centres that deliver innovative, learning-rich environments and projects that boost our community’s knowledge, skills and wellbeing.
Nominations close 5pm Friday 30 August 2019.
Nominations will be accepted for any group of people identified as:
- Business or corporation (including sole traders)
- Non-profit or non-government organisation
- School or religious institution
- Sports Club
- Volunteer community group
Groups or partnerships that have worked on a specific project to deliver outcomes for the community were also eligible. For example a collaborative project with a start and end date. In this case, nominees should nominate the project and name the partners involved.
- Nominated entities or projects must be based in, or carrying out the majority of their trade and/or services within the municipality of Brimbank.
- Current serving Councillors or employees of the Brimbank City Council are ineligible.
- Nominations can be made online or on the hardcopy. Photocopies of the official online form are acceptable.
- All nomination information and materials submitted remain the property of Brimbank City Council.
- The decision of the judging panel is final, and no correspondence will be entered into in respect of the decision.
Nominate your group and as many other local groups as you want. You'll need to supply details of a referee as someone that supports your nomination.