West Wimmera Shire Council Senior Citizen of the Year 2021

Next date: Monday, 02 August 2021 | 12:00 AM to Tuesday, 17 August 2021 | 05:00 PM

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Nominations for the 2021 West Wimmera Shire Council Senior Citizen of the Year Award is open 5 July 2021, and closes 17 August 2021.

The award nominees will be invited to attend the 2021 Seniors Concert, where the winner will be announced.

Who is eligible to be nominated for this award?
The nominee must:

  • Be a resident of West Wimmera Shire.
  • Be aged 60 years or more.
  • Have made an outstanding contribution to the community since turning 60.

What are the selection criteria?
Selection criteria include the following:

  • Nominee makes a difference to community wellbeing.
  • Nominee has a positive attitude towards ageing – they continue to be active in the community and encourage others to do the same.
  • Nominee may be an unsung hero in the community.

How can I nominate someone for this award?

Please complete the attached Nomination Form (either online or paper copy) and tell us why this person deserves to be the West Wimmera Shire Council Senior Citizen of the Year 2021.


Nominations Close: 5:00pm, Tuesday 17 August 2021.

Next steps?

  • Council will contact all nominees, advise them they have been nominated (but not by whom), and invite them to the Seniors Concert.
  • Councillors will select the winner in the closed session of the Wednesday 15 September2021 Ordinary Council Meeting.

Complete a nomination form online here

Download a PDF copy of nomination form here(PDF, 233KB)

Nomination forms are also available in hard copy from customer service centres at Kaniva and Edenhope.

Completed Nominations to be forwarded in confidence to:

Community Services Provision West Wimmera Shire Council P O Box 201, Edenhope VIC 3318

Enquiries regarding submitting a nomination can be made to volunteersupport@westwimmera.vic.gov.au


Previous award winners are listed below.




  Ian Hiller


  Lachlan Turner


  Elaine Bull


  Frances Ryan


  Barry Witmitz


  Dianna Farranfield


  Don Foster




  • Monday, 05 July 2021 | 06:00 AM - Tuesday, 17 August 2021 | 05:00 PM

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