Nominations open for 2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards


In recognition of International Volunteer Day the 2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards are now open!

The awards will acknowledge the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses in bringing about positive change within their communities.

With awards presented across six key categories:

  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Youth Volunteering Award
  • Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award
  • Excellence in Volunteer Management Award
  • Volunteering Impact Award (a volunteer program)
  • Corporate Volunteering Award (an employee volunteering program)

Nominate today!

You are invited to nominate a worthy individual or group who embodies and inspires the spirit of volunteering. Acknowledge their positive action, generosity, compassion and commitment to making a difference.

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Nominations close Tuesday 3 April 2018 (extended due to popular demand).

Selection panels

Selection panels comprising experienced community, government and business leaders will meet around each category to select the 2018 award recipients.

The awards ceremony

Nominees, finalists and recipients will all be honoured at the 2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards Presentation during National Volunteer Week on Friday 25 May 2018, 10am - 12noon at Brisbane City Hall.

This ceremony will highlight the stories of those who have gone above and beyond in their dedication to the community through volunteering.

Each award recipient will be presented with a beautiful trophy and certificate and will be profiled through an extensive media campaign.

All nominees will receive complimentary entry to the awards ceremony. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.

Want to see what the awards are like?

View all the details of past awards ceremonies from 2016 and 2017.

Example nominations

Please see these examples if you need assistance filling in our nomination forms.

Don't want to apply online?

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