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RACA & CAA Nominations Now Open!

Help us find outstanding Australians contributing to your community.

We are pleased to announce that our Community Achievement Awards and Regional Achievement & Community Awards are now accepting nominations in every state and territory of Australia, excluding Northern Territory. These awards celebrate the inventiveness, determination and compassion of our fellow Australians, especially those working hard to make their local community a better place.

While the Award categories and criteria may vary from state to state, there is one thing that remains consistent – the Awards give us the opportunity to show our appreciation to those individuals, businesses or groups making a difference, with the winners being generously rewarded thanks to the support of our partners.

Victorian Regional Achievement & Community Awards

The Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards started in 2002 to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, communities and businesses make throughout regional and rural Victoria. These awards aim to recognise their success and achievements, which contribute to making regional Victoria a better place. Nominations close Wednesday 3 July 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Awards Australia Community Group Award
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Diversity and Inclusion Award
  • Life Activities Clubs Victoria Senior Achievement Award
  • Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award
  • Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Regional Development Victoria Business Achievement Award
  • Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the Victorian Regional Achievement & Community Awards website.

Western Australian Regional Achievement & Community Awards

Since the creation of the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards in 2002, it has aimed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional and rural Western Australia. The awards recognise and pay tribute to their achievements, which contribute to making regional Western Australia a better community. Nominations close Wednesday 10 July 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Community TAB Community Service Award
  • Curtin University, School of Education Teaching Excellence Award
  • Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Making a Difference Award
  • Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Economic Development Award
  • Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation Award
  • Insurance Commission of Western Australia Regional Safety Award
  • Prime Super Business Achievement Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • RAC Volunteering Award
  • Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  • Rinehart Development of Northern Regional WA Award
  • Woolworths Community Group of the Year Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the Western Australian Regional Achievement & Community Awards website.

South Australian Community Achievement Awards

The South Australian Community Achievement Awards began in 2010, and are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities, and businesses are making throughout the community in South Australia. These awards aim to recognise their success and achievements, which contribute to making South Australia a better place. Nominations close Wednesday 24 July 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation Innovation in Mental Health, Social and Emotional Wellbeing Award
  • Carers SA Carer Achievement Award
  • Community Centres SA The Loneliness Cure Award
  • Flinders University Rural and Remote Health Regional Achievement Award
  • Jones Harley Toole Community Road Safety Award
  • Minister for Innovation and Skills Small Business Award
  • Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  • Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Community Health and Wellbeing Award
  • TAFE SA Community Education Award
  • Woolworths Sports in the Community Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the South Australian Community Achievement Awards website.

NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards

The NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards started in 2002, with the purpose of encouraging, acknowledging, and rewarding the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional New South Wales and the ACT. The awards create the opportunity to recognise their hard work and dedication and their contribution to the future of regional New South Wales. Nominations close Wednesday 31 July 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Awards Australia Connecting Communities Award
  • Department of Planning and Industry Crown Land Manager Excellence Award
  • Department of Planning and Industry Individual Excellence in Crown Land Management Award
  • Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  • TransGrid Leadership Award
  • Wholistic Financial Solutions Small Business Achievement Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement & Community Awards website.

Queensland Community Achievement Awards

The Queensland Community Achievement Awards started in 2002, with a regional focus, but is now conducted state wide. The awards have been encouraging, acknowledging and rewarding the valuable contributions that individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout Queensland. These awards recognise those that work tirelessly to improve their communities by promoting the social, economic and environmental prosperity. Nominations close Wednesday 7 August 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Australia Pacific LNG Community Hero Award
  • Awards Australia Community Group of the Year Award
  • Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Pullenvale Ward Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Queensland Government Small Business Achievement Award
  • Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  • Synaco Safety Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the Queensland Community Achievement Awards website.

Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

The Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards started in 2007 to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, communities and businesses make throughout Tasmania. These awards aim to recognise their success and achievements, which contribute to making Tasmania a better place. Nominations close Wednesday 14 August 2019. Start your nomination.

  • Betta Milk ‘Make It Betta’ Health Achievement Award
  • EPA Sustainability Award
  • Fonterra Australia Agriculture Award
  • Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award
  • Heather & Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award
  • MAIB Disability Achievement Award
  • Prime Super Business Achievement Award
  • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Ricoh Business Centre Hobart Community Group of the Year Award
  • University of Tasmania Teaching Excellence Award

To learn more and get started on your nominations, visit the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards website.

Each year has seen an increase and quality in the number of nominations received – we can’t wait to see what we receive this year! If you’re interested in getting involved in the Awards, we encourage you to enquire about partnering with us.