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Nominate a local hero

Nominate a local hero

Friday, November 24, 2023

Nominations are now open for the 2023 City of Whittlesea Community Awards.  

The City of Whittlesea Community Awards celebrate the voluntary and above-and-beyond contributions of people who live, work, volunteer or study in the City of Whittlesea.  

City of Whittlesea Administrator Christian Zahra AM said Administrator Christian Zahra AM said the awards are a great way to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding contributions made by members of our community. 

“If you know someone in the community deserving of recognition for the work they do in helping others or the environment, we encourage you to submit a nomination,” said Christian. 

Awards are presented in five categories:  

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year 
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Access and Inclusion Citizen of the Year
  • Sustainable Environment Citizen or Group of the Year.   

Nominations close Sunday 18 February 2024 and awards will be presented at the 2024 City of Whittlesea Community Festival in March.  

Visit to submit a nomination.