Blue Mountains News

Celebrating Community Achievement: Council Proud to Sponsor Awards

Source: Blue Mountains City Council
Posted: 23 Jun 2019
Blue Mountains City Council is proud to support community achievement by sponsoring the 2019 NSW / ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

The awards, honouring success in communities across NSW and the ACT, will be presented at a gala dinner in the Blue Mountains on 8 November 2019.

Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said:  “We are proud to sponsor awards that recognise the hard work of local individuals, volunteers, community groups and businesses in our region.

“Partnering with the Regional Achievement and Community Awards provides an opportunity to share inspirational stories and honour the work of unsung heroes that might otherwise go unnoticed.

“The awards will also showcase our beautiful region.”

Award categories are:

Connecting Communities Award

Recognises grass-roots, ‘real life’ initiatives led by local community groups or not-for-profits that demonstrate genuine involvement, long-term value and add to the life of their community.

Customer Service Award

Recognises individuals who provide customer service excellence, best practice and innovative thinking. It may also be someone who is implementing customer service strategies which are integral to business success.

Small Business Achievement Award

Acknowledges the successes and achievements of small businesses, while also recognising their community contributions.

Leadership Award

Acknowledges role models who pave the way for others to follow. These individuals are at the forefront of community contribution in their field of endeavour. They may have overcome significant adversity to achieve excellent outcomes or they may have pioneered significant changes that have altered the way people perform for the better.

Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award

Recognises businesses, organisations and not-for-profits that have a strong focus on staff engagement, safety and wellbeing, training and learning opportunities, as well as providing quality services for clients, patients and residents. 

Crown Land Manager Excellence Award

Recognises a Crown Land Manager (an entity) that exemplifies outstanding community service ethos, dedication and commitment to their communities.

Crown Land Management Award

Recognises an individual volunteer involved in the management of Crown Land who exemplifies outstanding community service ethos, dedication and commitment to their communities.

Agricultural Innovation Award

Showcases the spirit of innovation through the application of technology or process improvement to enhance production and increase efficiency, maximising returns along the value chain, particularly where that value flows back to the primary producer.

For more information and to nominate or refer someone for one of these awards, go to the awards website.

Nominations for the awards close on 31 July 2019.

 
Strathearn Cottage Strathearn Cottage Strathearn Cottage Strathearn Cottage

Recent News

Spot is One of the Most Loved Dogs in the World, and He’s Coming to Australia!
Spot is One of the Most Loved Dogs in the World, and He’s Coming to Australia!
Eric Hill’s loveable puppy Spot has been an integral part of early childhood...
Shaun Kirk + Special Guest Chris Gillespie Baroque Room
Shaun Kirk + Special Guest Chris Gillespie Baroque Room
Following the release of two brand new singles ‘Howlin at the Moon’ an...
Local Young Blue Mountains Musicians' In Spectacular Sydney Concert
Local Young Blue Mountains Musicians' In Spectacular Sydney Concert
Young Musicians’ Winter School Culminates in Spectacular Concert Australian...
Review of Local Government Election Costs
Review of Local Government Election Costs
IPART is reviewing local government election costs and has recommended...
Plastic Free July Morning Tea
Plastic Free July Morning Tea
Take the pledge and support Lithgow’s Plastic Free July morning tea today...

What's New

Jenolan Caves 4WD Adventure
Jenolan Caves 4WD Adventure
Simmo's Offroad Tours 4WD Tag-a-Long Tour to Jenolan Caves & beyond, 3rd & 4th August, Medium grade tour suitable for standard 4WD's.
SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FELLOWS
SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FELLOWS
Blue Mountains Concert Society Sat 10 Aug, 7.30pm, Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood. See our website. Book online or (02) 4723 5050
Woodford Academy Paranormal Tour
Woodford Academy Paranormal Tour
Blue Mountains Mystery Tours Join Paranormal Pete to investigate the reports of Ghosts & Paranormal activity at Woodford Academy, 16th AUGUST.
Escape to the Blue Mountains
Escape to the Blue Mountains
Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway Winter is here! Toast marshmallows around the cosy fire-pit.
Complimentary Dinner?
Complimentary Dinner?
Eagle View Escape Ask about our 'ditch your device' campaign. Willing to sacrifice your devices for the weekend?
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
GHOST BUS TOURJoin Paranormal Pete on the Ghost Bus to investigate the reports of Ghosts & Hauntings in Blue Mountains. 0418 416 403View Blue Mountains Mystery Tours »