Victorian Disability Awards

Victorian Disability Awards, celebrating excellence in practice

Disability Sector Awards, celebrating excellence in practice

Nominations for the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards have now closed

The Victorian Disability Awards recognise people and organisations who make outstanding contributions to empowering people with a disability and creating an inclusive community.

The awards celebrate excellence and acknowledge the achievements of individuals, teams and organisations who work with vision and commitment to support people with a disability achieve their goals and aspirations.

The awards are a joint initiative between National Disability Services and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Nominees selected as finalists by the judging panel will be invited to the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards ceremony on 15 June where the winners will be announced.

Award categories

There are seven award categories with a strong focus on empowerment and inclusion.

  • Excellence in Advocacy and Promotion of Human Rights Award
  • Excellence in Social and Cultural Access Award
  • Excellence in Accessible Communications and Technology Award
  • Excellence in Employment Outcomes Award
  • Volunteer Award
  • Emerging Leader Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll

For more information about award categories and criteria, read the word document attached below -  Victorian Disability Awards - award categories and criteria.

Previous winners of the Victorian Disability Awards

You can find out more about previous award winners on this website by visiting the page below: Previous winners of the Victorian Disability Awards.

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