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Mudgee Disability Inclusion Sports Volunteer of the Year Award 2017

Disability inclusion sports volunteers stacking hands

Entry rules

  • Nominations will only be accepted for individuals (i.e. not a whole committee).
  • Multiple entries from one club or association are encouraged.
  • You may be contacted to provide further information if required.
  • The additional club contact (you have provided) may be contacted to verify your nomination.
  • The competition will be judged by an independent panel of staff from the Office of Sport, Sport and Recreation, Care West, Ability Links, and the Benevolent Society.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winners will be notified by phone and mail.

The Mudgee Disability Inclusion Sports Volunteer of the Year Award recognises sports club volunteers who make a significant contribution to including people with a disability into their club’s activities.

Sporting club and association members are invited to nominate individual volunteer(s) who would be deserving of such an award.


The winner will be awarded a certificate, an individual trophy, and a perpetual trophy.

The winner will be announced and presented at the annual Mudgee Sports Council Awards in February 2018.

Eligibility criteria

Nominees were recognised under the following criteria:

  • Time they dedicate to creating a positive sporting experience for people with a disability
  • Positive attitude they demonstrate towards people with a disability within their club
  • Efforts to attract more people with a disability to their club
  • Expertise and knowledge they bring to including people with a disability
  • Efforts and/or success in improving the disability access of facilities and/or equipment at the club
  • Encouragement they give to others in the club or association to include people with a disability.

Nominees also need to:

  • Have been a volunteer with the club or association during 2017.
  • Reside within the Mid-Western Regional Council area.

Nominees for the Disability Inclusion Sports Awards

Disability Inclusive Sports Club Award Gulgong and District Pony Club
Mudgee PCYC
Mudgee/Gulgong Wolves Soccer Club
Country Fit Gym
Country Physio
Mudgee Park Run
Disability Inclusion Sports Volunteer Award Alan Clarke
Greg King
Katrina and Steve Birt
Senior Athlete with a Disability Sportsmanship Award Grace Petrie
Brett McLean
Jonathan Day
Junior Athlete with a Disability Sportsmanship Award Ariana Jennese
Alayna Warren
Bryce Bollinger

Nominations are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Mudgee Sports Council Awards night to be held in February 2018.