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:

The Local Government Medal and the Life Membership Award recognise outstanding achievements and significant contributions by Elected Members and Officers to the Association and/or to Local Government. 
 
The 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 .
 
Merit Awards 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 and Terms of Reference .

The 2016 Honours Honours is available for your reference.

All completed nomination forms are to be sent to honours@walga.asn.au.

*Please click the links above to download the appropiate nomination form.