The Netball Victoria Community Awards celebrate the significant achievements of many individuals and groups who have contributed to the sport of netball in Victoria in 2018.

The growth and development of netball within Victoria is at the heart of everything we do and we are excited to highlight the great work Netball Victoria has achieved through a combined effort with our Victorian netball community – without you, these achievements would not be possible.

 

Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the 2018 Community Awards finalists.

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Award Categories

Suncorp NetSetGO Centre of the Year

The Netball Victoria NetSetGO Centre of the Year Award recognises those clubs, associations, leagues and community groups that have made a significant contribution to the growth and development of junior netball in their community through the establishment of an accredited Suncorp NetSetGO Centre.  It provides tangible recognition for the efforts of individuals in improving and developing netball at grass roots level.

Inclusive Netball Community of the Year

Netball has the power to inspire and unite communities, the power to create leaders and break down cultural barriers. The Inclusive Netball Community of the Year award recognises outstanding work in engaging and supporting non-traditional participants to achieve growth and development within the sport through diverse communities.

Volunteer of the Year

Recognising outstanding services to netball in the areas of administration, officiating (scoring, timing, bench referee) and volunteering at club, association or league level. It provides tangible recognition for the efforts of individuals in improving and developing netball.

Contribution to Umpiring Award

Umpires play an exceptionally important role within netball, having the ability to enhance the game in a multitude of ways both on and off the court. The Umpiring Excellence Award recognises the outstanding contribution of a dedicated individual umpire who has excelled in providing support, development and growth of umpires within their particular club, association, league.

Coaching Excellence Award

Coaches play an exceptionally important role within netball, having the ability to develop and nurture the individual athlete both on and off the court. The Coaching Excellence Award recognises the outstanding contribution of a dedicated individual coach who has excelled in providing support, development and growth of both coaches and athletes within their particular club, association, and league.

Association Awards

This award recognises associations (one small, one large) that demonstrate excellence in governance, administration, development of volunteers and management practices that strengthen and sustain the association.

School of the Year Award

The School of the Year award acknowledges the valuable contribution schools play in the participation of netball across Victoria.

 

Criteria and further information on each of the awards can be found in the

2018 Community Awards Criteria

(Nominations closed at 5.00pm AEST on Friday, 5 October)