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Knox Community Awards Program

We are recognising the significant impact volunteers have in our community with our Knox Community Awards.

The Awards are an important way to show we value and appreciate the important work that volunteers do in many different areas, including supporting those in need and helping important causes.

See the Knox Community Awards Terms of Reference.

Current award recipients

We celebrated and announced the award recipients during National Volunteer Week in May 2024. 

The 2024 Knox Community Award recipients are: 

  • Volunteer of the Year: Christine Anderson
  • Community Organisation of the Year: Feed One Feed All
  • Outstanding Volunteer Services: Bernard Fewster, Trevor Norton, Kathleen Loxton, Liz Bullen, Nirmala Nyaupane 

Read the media release for more information about the 2024 Knox Community Awards recipients.

Award Categories

Knox Volunteer of the Year

For a volunteer:

  • Who has made a difference to the Knox community through their volunteer efforts
  • Whose service is over and above the contributions of other volunteers.
Knox Community Organisation of the Year

For community organisations, clubs or groups whose service is over and above the contribution of other community organisations in improving the lives of the Knox community. Nominees must be not-for-profit community organisations or groups who have made a significant contribution to the Knox community.

Community groups may be nominated for a specific project or event undertaken in the last 12 months that demonstrates a positive impact to the Knox community.

Outstanding Volunteer Service

The Committee will also consider recognising up to five volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to the Knox community through their volunteer efforts.

Recognition of Years of Service

Council will also recognise volunteers who have provided continuous volunteer service to a community organisation that benefits the Knox community. Local community organisations are invited to recognise their volunteers who have provided services to the Knox community for the following time periods:

  • 10 years of service
  • 15 years of service
  • 20 years+ of service 

Need help?

Contact us and we will get back to you.

Or call our Governance team on 9298 8000.

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