2020 Kiama Electorate Community Recognition Awards

14 Sep 2020

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that nominations are now open for the 2020 Kiama Electorate Community Recognition Awards.

Nomination form: Click here for the nomination form:

Mr Ward is encouraging local residents, community and emergency services groups from across the Kiama electorate to nominate somebody extraordinary to have them recognised.

“Although we unfortunately can’t stage our annual Recognition Awards Ceremony at the Kiama Pavilion due to COVID-19 public crowd restrictions, I am still very pleased to be running these Community Awards and look forward to receiving your nominations. I will be presenting the awards individually to successful nominees throughout October and November 2020,” he said.

“We are also introducing a new Award category ‘COVID-19 Community Champion’ to recognise the outstanding efforts of local residents who are doing amazing and selfless deeds in our local communities during the challenges presented by COVID.  

“We have so many dedicated volunteers, inspirational community organisations, service clubs, emergency services personnel and small business people right across the Kiama electorate,” he said.

“In particularly, I look forward to recognising some outstanding community volunteers and emergency services volunteers who have assisted us all so tremendously during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“So I am strongly encouraging people to nominate those who have made outstanding and distinguished contributions to make our local community a better place,” Mr Ward said.

Nominations will remain open until 5pm on Friday 23rd October 2020.

Mr Ward said that nominations are now open in the following categories:

  • COVID-19 Community Champion;
  • Outstanding Local Volunteer;
  • Conservation Champion;
  • Young Person in Small Business;
  • Small Business;
  • Outstanding Emergency Service Volunteer;
  • Junior Sports (Male and Female);
  • Local Sports (Male and Female);
  • Sports Administrator;
  • Outstanding Young Citizen; and
  • Outstanding Citizen.

Nominations forms can be found online at: www.garethwardmp.com.au.

The can also be submitted via email to kiama@parliament.nsw.gov.au or in writing to the Kiama electorate office at 102 Terralong Street, Kiama NSW 2533.

Nomination forms are also available on the front counter of my Kiama electorate office.