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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

To be eligible for the award the nominee must:

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

How to nominate

To nominate your volunteer, tell us why your nominee is the most deserving Disability Inclusion Sports Volunteer. This might include the:

  • 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.

Nomination closing date

Nominations must be lodged with the Office of Sport, Orange Regional Office by 4:30 pm Thursday 30th November 2017.

Submit your nomination

Download the nomination form

Or nominate online below.

Nominate online

Contact details of nomination person
Nominee's details
Why is the nominee the most worthy recipient of the Disability Inclusion Sports Volunteer of the Year Award for 2017? You should complete answers for each of the below nomination criteria that is relevant for your nomination (maximum of 50 words per criteria)