2022 Bunnings Trade Local Government Initiative of the Year

Presented by:

Nominations for the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards have now closed.

This award recognises a Local Government Authority who has made a significant contribution to sport in 2022 through the development of a participation program or facility.


To be eligible to be considered in this category, the nominee must:

    • Be a Local Government Authority within the state of Victoria

The initiatives be related to (but not limited to):

    • Research
    • Participation recruitment and retention programs
    • Facility re-development, development or design
    • Sport competitions

Selection Criteria:

  1. The impact of the initiative to the Local Government Authority community
  2. The impact to participation within the Local Government Authority
  3. Innovative approaches to the initiative

Selection Process & Voting:

For all information regarding selection and voting processes, return to the 2022 nominations information page here.

Previous Winners:

2021 Club Development Workshop Series Nillumbik Shire Council
2020 #CaseyGirlsCan Program City of Casey
2019 Casey Stadium City of Casey
2018 Fit N Fun Program (All Abilities) Mornington Shire Council
2017 Active Maribyrnong Spring Into Summer Series
Maribyrnong City Council

Allocation and use of sporting facilities, grounds and pavilions policy

Moreland City Council
2015 Sponsorship Assistance Program Maribyrnong City Council
2014 Open Space Strategy Glen Eira City Council
2013 ALL PLAY Moreland City Council
2012 Active Moreland Moreland City Council
Umpire Development Program Eastern Football League
2011 Casey Sports Development Plan City of Casey
2010 GameOn OnSide Victoria
2009 Sport and Health Education Program (SHEP) Monash University

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