Department of Human Services

Nominations now open for Volunteer Awards


Nominations are now open for the 2018 South Australian Volunteer Awards. These awards acknowledge the achievements of our volunteers and their outstanding service to our community.

Each year more than 920,000 South Australians volunteer their time and skills to help others, one of the highest volunteering rates in Australia.

Nominations are open in three categories:

  • The Joy Noble Medal – South Australia's highest award, recognising outstanding efforts by an individual volunteer within the state
  • 'The Andamooka' Community Project Award – recognising volunteer efforts through a community project resulting in significant community benefit
  • The Premier's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility – acknowledging the contribution of South Australian businesses to the community

Nominations close on Monday 19 March 2018 at 5pm. Winners will be announced at a Volunteers Day event on 11 June 2018.

To submit a nomination or to find out more, please contact the Office for Volunteers website or call 1300 014 712.

Premier’s Certificate of Recognition

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Premier’s Certificate of Recognition, to celebrate outstanding volunteers who commit their time, skills and energy to helping others.

To be eligible for nomination, volunteers need to have made a significant contribution to the South Australian community, demonstrating leadership and an ongoing commitment to volunteering.

Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 6 April 2018. For further information, including application guidelines and online application forms, visit Office for Volunteers website.

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