Community Service Award
For distinguished volunteer community service. This may include community service in health, settlement, social and welfare services, aged, disability and youth services. This award also encompasses those individuals who have made significant contributions to the establishment and/or management of community organisations or activities.
Volunteer of the Year Award
The purpose of this award is to honour the outstanding contributions of an individual through distinguished volunteer service in any area of community service in the Australian community.
In recognition of the valuable role of young volunteers, this award will be made for distinguished voluntary community service undertaken by a young person (under 25 years of age).
Lifetime Achievement in Community Service
This award recognises an individual’s lifetime commitment to voluntary community service within a migrant community. The individual will have demonstrated exceptional commitment by providing outstanding and distinguished community service over an extended period of time. Their contribution shall have had a significant impact on the social or cultural wellbeing of their community.