WALGA runs the Local Government Honours Program to recognise the most valuable and committed members of our community.
This year's program opens Monday, 13 March until Friday, 5 May 2017.
There are six categories of awards:
Local Government Medal
recognise outstanding achievements and significant contributions by Elected Members and Officers to the Association and/or to Local Government.
Eminent Service Award
recognises personal commitment, eminent service and contribution to Local Government or the Association by an Elected Member or Serving Officer of the Association.
Those who have provided a high degree of service as either a State Councillor for over 8 years or an Elected Member for more than 12 years could be eligible for the
Long and Loyal Award
recognise Councillors who have demonstrated distinguished service to the community through their Local Government and Local Government Officers’ can be nominated for the
Local Government Distinguished Officer Award
in recognition of their achievements.
Awards will be presented to recipients at a ceremony held at the Local Government Convention on the 2 August 2017.
For more information on the criteria for each award please reference the
2016 Honours Policy
Terms of Reference
2016 Honours Honours
is available for your reference.
All completed nomination forms are to be sent to
*Please click the links above to download the appropiate nomination form.