Brimbank Council announced the winners of the 2022 Celebrate Brimbank: We Are Brimbank Awards at a special ceremony hosted by Mayor Cr Jasmine Nguyen, at the Luxor in Sydenham on Friday 28 October.
The annual awards recognise the exceptional contributions, hard work and determination of organisations and community groups making a positive difference in the community.
A panel of independent community leaders judged the nominations across five categories, and the winners are:
Culture, Arts and Tourism Award
Winner: Utsav Melbourne Association
Employment and Enterprise Award
Joint winners: Brotherhood of St Laurence Jobs Victoria Program Sunshine Office and VET Resources
Environment and Sustainability Award
Joint winners: St Albans Saints Soccer Club and Cynthia Frain Horseshoe Bend Community Group
Inclusive Brimbank Award
Winner: IPC Health
Learning Excellence Award
Winner: Hester Hornbrook Academy
There was also a Youth Impact Award chosen by the Mayor and awarded to Africa Day Australia Inc.
The We Are Brimbank Awards pay tribute to the extraordinary groups and organisations making a positive difference in our community.
This year’s winners include organisations that have helped the long-term unemployed find work, improved educational excellence, provided positive cultural experiences, delivered essential health services, and protected the environment.
We congratulate all the award winners and nominees and thank them for their efforts in making Brimbank a better place to live, work and play.