Awards for community service

The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is responsible for coordinating, or has significant involvement in, awards which recognise service to the community.

NSW Government State Representative Award

The NSW Government State Representative Award recognises people who have represented  NSW in a competitive field.

Nominees of any age, who have represented NSW in a competitive field (eg. sport, music, the arts or academic), either nationally or internationally, may be nominated for the Award. Nominations are made through your local Member of Parliament.

Resources
Frequently asked questions
Nomination guidelines
Nomination form (DOC, 117 KB)

NSW Government Community Service Award

The NSW Government Community Service Award recognises individuals in NSW who have substantially helped to improve the quality of life of members of their community. This is beyond what would reasonably be expected in their usual occupation.

Nominations for this award are for community work performed mostly within the electorate of the nominating NSW State Member of Parliament. Each Member of Parliament is entitled to present two NSW Government Community Service Awards a year.

Resources
Frequently asked questions
Nomination guidelines
Nomination form (DOC, 113 KB)

More information

If you have any questions about nominating for the above awards, contact Protocol and Community Engagement on (02) 9228 5188 or email [email protected]