Women in Community Life Awards now open for 2017

Monday, 9 January 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Women in Community Life Awards.

These awards are an opportunity to recognise, highlight and celebrate the achievements, contribution and leadership  of women in the Geelong region.

Winners will be announced at an International Women's Day event in Geelong on Friday 3 March 2017.

Award categories, with thanks to our sponsors, include:

  • First Nations Women in Community Life

    This award acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding leadership of an Aboriginal women living in the Geelong region. Proudly sponsored by Christine Couzens MP, member for Geelong.
  • Women in Community Life Award

    This award acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding achievements of a woman leader in the Geelong region. Proudly sponsored by Women's Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West.
  • Women in Community Life for Human Rights and Gender Equality

    This award acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding achievement of a women living in the Geelong region promoting, advocating and lobbying for Human Rights and Gender Equality. This award is proudly sponsored by Barwon CASA and Minerva Community Services.
  • Women in Community Life Living with a disability

    This award acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding achievement and leadership of a women in the Geelong region living with a disability. This award is proudly sponsored by the National Disability Insurance Agency.

Nominations close Monday 6 February 2017.

For further information and to submit a nomination, please refer to the Nomination information document via this page or contact Marsha Uppill by email at MUppill@geelongcity.vic.gov.au.