Community Awards

Hands holding seeds community work

Every year, Council acknowledges and celebrates wonderful and inspiring members of our community.  

A Community Awards ceremony, combined with an Australian Citizenship Ceremony will be held at the Kyneton Town Hall on 25 January 2024.  

The awards provide the opportunity for Council and the community to recognise and celebrate inspirational people who make ongoing contributions to the shire.

Information on each of the award categories can be found below, along with a link to the nomination form.

Nominations for 2024 are now open and close Monday 30 October at 5pm.

For any questions, call (03) 5422 0333 or email

Guidelines and resources

For details on how to nominate an individual or group for a community award, read the guidelines below 

Hard copies can be provided on request or collected from one of Council’s offices.


Nominate someone today!

All nominations must be completed using the SmartyGrants platform. 

If this is your first time using Smarty Grants, you will be prompted to register before beginning your nomination. Once your nomination is complete, you will receive an automated email acknowledging successful submission.

If you would like assistance, call us on(03) 5422 0216 or email

Nominate now