Award for Meritorious Service to the Community

The Award for Meritorious Service to the Community recognises the outstanding achievements of a community group or an individual who have enhanced multiculturalism in their community.

This award has two sub categories:

- Volunteers (minimum of 10 years voluntary service)
- Paid work

Selection Criteria

  • Involved with culturally and linguistically diverse communities in volunteer or paid roles.
  • Actively participates in existing projects designed to improve services and relationships with culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse communities.
  • Promotes multiculturalism and improves community relations.
  • Develops or enhances programs to assist Victoria’s multicultural community.


  • Individuals and community groups. 
  • Self-nominations are not accepted.

NOTE: this award incorporates the Award for Service Delivery to Multicultural Victoria.