Community Achievement Award nominations now open

Published on 28 March 2024

Know someone making the City of Melton a better place? We need your help celebrating the City of Melton’s unsung heroes and high achievers making our communities better.

Nominations are now open for the Melton City Council’s Community Achievement Awards.

Achievements could include volunteering, personal involvement in local clubs or sporting groups, cultural diversity, gender equity, youth groups or advocating for their community.

City of Melton residents can be nominated across five categories:

  • Citizen of the Year – recognising ongoing local leadership and involvement
  • Young Citizen of the Year – for leaders in our community aged under 25 years old.
  • Intercultural Engagement Leader of the Year – for leaders who celebrate our diverse multicultural community
  • Disability Access and Inclusion Leader of the Year – for commitment to improving the life of people living with a disability
  • Gender Equity Leader of the Year – for promotion of gender equality and commitment to advancing the status of women

Nominations close at 5pm on Sunday 5 May 2024.

To find out more about the Community Achievement Awards, visit

Quotes attributable to City of Melton Mayor Cr Kathy Majdlik

“We have many dedicated and passionate people in our community who make a big difference in the lives of others.”

“Nominating a hardworking resident for a community achievement award is a really special way to say thank you. It might be a local volunteer, a sports coach or someone who goes above and beyond every day.”

“Over the years, awards have celebrated people from all professions and walks of life.”


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