Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Nominations for the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards now open

Nominations for the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards are now open. The awards recognise people who make an outstanding contribution to empower people with a disability and create an inclusive community.

The awards celebrate excellence and acknowledge the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations who work with vision and commitment to support people with a disability achieve their goals and aspirations.

Nominations are encouraged from:

  • Victorian community
  • People with a disability, their families and carers
  • Community service organisations and volunteer groups
  • Disability service providers
  • Disability peak bodies and committees
  • Businesses

Nominees selected as finalists by the judging panel will be invited to the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards ceremony on 15 June where the winners will be announced.
Nominations close at 5pm on Thursday 24 March 2016.

The awards are a joint initiative between National Disability Services and the Department of Health and Human Services.

To find out more or to nominate, visit the Department of Health and Human Services website.