City of Monash Council is recognising volunteers again this year for their contribution to the community. Volunteers can be nominated for one of the inaugural Sir John Monash Awards.
The Sir John Monash Awards was named after Sir John Monash, an Australian who contributed to the community – “Adopt as your fundamental creed that you will equip yourself for life, not solely for your own benefit but for the benefit of the whole community” – Sir John Monash. Quote source: Engineering Australia
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The awards have eight categories:
- Volunteer of the Year
- Inspirational Women’s Leadership
- Youth Leadership
- Positive Ageing Leadership
- Sustainability Leadership
- Active Monash
- Outstanding Advocate of People with Disabilities
- Multicultural Champion
If you would like to know how to nominate a volunteer for one of these awards please go to Monash Council website. Nominations close on Thursday 24 March 2016.
Good luck to all the nominees and even if you have not been nominated, it does not matter because all volunteers are champions!
2015 Award winners – List of the 2015 Sir John Monash Award winners
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