Merri-bek Awards 2021

2021 Merri-bek Awards - nominations now open

We are calling on the local community to help celebrate those who have enriched our community and inspired their peers through outstanding service and commitment over the past 12 months.

The 2021 Merri-bek Awards are open to any group or individual whose activity has improved the quality of life of others in Merri-bek. A nominee can be anyone who lives, works, studies, plays or volunteers in Merri-bek.

Award categories include:

  • Community event of the year
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Contribution to arts and culture
  • Contribution to sport
  • Youth contribution
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Volunteer of the year
  • Honouring Women in Merri-bek
  • Access and inclusion
  • Lisa Bellar award for contribution to reconciliation activities

Nominations close at 5 pm, Friday 3 September 2021.

How to apply


Merri-bek Awards 2021 nomination form

Nomination background

All entries must include a statement addressing the specific assessment criteria. Attach detailed information about your nominee, including descriptive details on how they demonstrated excellence and contributed to the Moreland community in 2020 and 2021.

Include achievements in which the nominee has excelled and difficulties that the nominee has overcome. Incorporate important dates. Reference the selection criteria for each award.

Confirmation of nomination


Download a nomination form

You can download a nomination form and submit via:

  • In person:
    • Coburg Civic Offices - 90 Bell Street, Coburg
    • Brunswick Civic Offices - 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick
    • Glenroy Civic Offices - 769N Pascoe Vale Road, Glenroy
  • Post addressed to:
    • Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Merri-bek VIC 3058
  • Email your completed nomination for to