8 September, 2023

Celebrating sport’s unsung heroes

DO you know of an ‘unsung hero’ in your local sporting club or organisation who deserves some recognition?

By Staff Writer

Member for Wannon Dan Tehan is calling for nominations for this year’s Sport and Volunteer Awards. 

These awards recognise our unsung heroes – volunteers who inspire their peers through their generosity of spirit and patience and who have demonstrated passion and made a significant contribution towards their community. 

“The Wannon Sport and Volunteer Awards are a highlight on my calendar as I take the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the valuable contributions so many local people make to the Wannon community,” Mr Tehan said. 

The sport awards recognise and highlight outstanding sporting performances, achievements, and contributions by community members. 

Nominators for the awards are invited to nominate an individual or team in the following categories – primary school (individual or team achievement); secondary school (individual or team achievement); Open (individual or team achievement); Member of Parliament. 

The volunteer awards recognise and celebrate individual and group volunteers who had made outstanding contributions and go above and beyond for their local communities. 

Nominators for the Volunteer Awards are invited to nominate an individual or group in the following categories - youth volunteer, emergency management, group, inspiring individual, and Member of Parliament Award. Nomination forms are available at or by calling 1300 131 692.


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