Past Volunteer Award winners
Volunteering positively impacts our community and makes our city a better place to live, work and play.
The Stonnington Volunteer Awards recognise Volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution in the City of Stonnington.
Gary Johnston, Rotary Club, Malvern
In recognition from Her Worship the Mayor, Cr Jami Klisaris, for outstanding voluntary services to the community in the Community Services category — volunteer activities which support community members and promote inclusion, respect and equity.
Kang-Yi Marinis, Korean Seniors Group
Recognising volunteer activities which support community members and promote inclusion, respect and equity.
Uniting Op Shop, Prahran
Recognising volunteering that supports community groups to deliver a diverse range of services, programs and opportunities such as neighbourhood houses, social support and children’s services.
Recognising volunteer contribution to environmental sustainability and climate health.
Joanne Delaney, Blind sports
Recognising the work of individuals in sporting clubs or groups who show commitment to enhancing community health and fitness.
Arts and Culture
Damir Kalajdzic, Sevdalinka Choir
Recognising volunteers that support the creative sector.
Nathaneal Siow, Prahran Youth Hub
Harriet Syme, Very Special Kids
Recognising volunteers aged under 26 years who make a positive contribution in our community.
To be eligible
- Nominees do not need to live in Stonnington but must have made a substantial contribution to the municipality through their volunteering.
- Community Groups must be a group active within Stonnington with at least four members.
- Nominees for the Young Person award must be aged 25 years or younger at 30 July 2022.
- Nominees cannot be previous winners of a City of Stonnington Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year or Community Group of the Year award.
For more information, view the Stonnington Volunteer Awards Policy(PDF, 612KB) or contact the Grants and Volunteer Capacity Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners Stonnington Volunteer Awards 2022
Mayor's Award: Lefteris Patlamazoglou
Community Service: Quentin Kynoch, Paul Rake and Robyn Bouse
Sport: Patrick Mount
Arts and Culture: Wendy Hughes-Chuck
Winners Stonnington Volunteer Awards 2021
Mayor’s Award: Krysty Green
Community Service: Donald Jones, Elpiniky Papakirikou, and Rosemary Johnston
Young Person: Athena Stathoulis
Community Group: St John Ambulance, Highly commended: Rewilding Stonnington
Sport: Chandan Kulkarni, Highly commended: Matt Meier
Environmental Sustainability: Zac Chu
Arts and Culture: David Woods, Highly commended: John McLennan, Neville Smith