Awards of Excellence Nominations

The award winners will be announced at the UMS online Awards Event - 3 June 5.30pm-8pm

David Aldous Young Professional
of the Year

- Ryan Mifsud, Belgravia Leisure
- Hsar Ju, Parks Victoria

Major Event of the Year Award

- Melbourne Storm Rugby League Community Festival, City of Casey
- St Kilda Film Festival 2020, City of Port Phillip

Community Facility
of the Year

- Bendigo Regional Hockey Centre, City of Greater Bendigo
- Oakleigh Recreation Centre Redevelopment, Monash City Council
- MacPherson Park Recreation Reserve Stage 1, Brand Architects & Melton City Council

Research Project of the Year

- Healthy Heart of Victoria Active Living Census, City of Greater Bendigo
- The ENJOY Project, National Ageing Research Institute, City of Whittlesea & Wyndham City Council

Park of the Year

- The Lakes Reserve Flagship Park - Taylors Lakes, Brimbank City Council
- Livvi's Place at Edgebrook, City of Casey
- Lawford Reserve Masterplan, Manningham City Council

Best Regional/ Rural Industry

- Activities in the Park, Greater Shepparton City Council

Playspace of the Year (<$0.5M)

- A playground for all ages, Banyule City Council & National Ageing Research Institute
- Wellesley Reserve Sensory Playground, Monash City Council
- Rotary Park Playground - East Wynyard, Waratah-Wynyard Council
- Castle Hill Playspace, Yarra Ranges Council
- Summer Hill Playspace, Yarra Ranges Council

Playspace of the Year (>$0.5M)

- Gembrook Leisure Park Playspace & Skatepark Upgrade, Cardinia Shire Council
- Oak Park at Eliston, City of Casey & National Pacific Properties
- All Abilities Playspace - Mill Park, City of Whittlesea, Jeavons Lanscape Architecture, & Naturform
- McKinnon Reserve Playspace, Glen Eira City Council
- Diamond Creek Regional Playspace, Nillumbik Shire Council
- Into Nature: Jells Park Playspace, Parks Victoria
- Warburton Water World, Yarra Ranges Council

Strategic Planning Project of the Year - Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Sport and Recreation Strategy, @leisure
- Max Pawsey Recreation Reserve Master Plan, City of Casey
- Elsternwick park Nature Reserve Master Plan, McGregor Coxall
- Waverley Women's Sports Centre Precinct Plan, Monash City Council

Community Based Initiative
of the Year

- Kilsyth Pool Access and Inclusion Initiatives, Belgravia Leisure
#CaseyGirlsCan Campaign, City of Casey
YMCA Skate Ambassadors X Skate Melbourne, City of Melbourne & YMCA Victoria
Visitor Summer Management Program, City of Port Phillip
Community COVID recovery with Sport Phillip, City of Port Phillip
Active for All, Hume City Council
Active Maribyrnong Get Active! at Home Series, Maribyrnong City Council

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