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Disability Inclusive Sports Club of the Year Award – Mudgee

Disability Inclusive Sports Club of the Year Award – Mudgee

The Mudgee Disability Inclusive Sports Club of the Year Award recognises sports clubs and sport related businesses who take significant steps to attract, welcome or include people with a disability in their club.

Sporting club and association members, and the general community, are invited to nominate sporting clubs who would be deserving of such an award. 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the award the club must:

  • Have been operating during 2016, and must have undertaken the nominated inclusive actions and activities during 2016
  • Be based in, and deliver activities for people that reside within the Mid-Western Regional Council area.


The winning club will be awarded $500 worth of disability friendly sporting equipment, a framed certificate, and a perpetual trophy.

The winning club will be announced and presented at the annual Mudgee Sports Council Awards in February 2017.

How to nominate

To nominate a sporting club, tell us in 200 words or less why this club is the most deserving Disability Inclusion Sports Club for 2016. This might include the:

  • Time the club dedicates to creating a positive sporting experience for people with a disability
  • Positive attitude club members demonstrate towards people with a disability within their club
  • Efforts the club makes to attract more people with a disability to their club
  • Special programs/competitions the club may run for people with a disability
  • Efforts and/or success in improving the disability access of facilities and/or equipment at the club.

Nomination closing date

Nominations must be lodged with the Sport and Recreation’s Orange Regional Office by 4:30 pm on 31 December 2016.

How to submit nominations

Download the nomination form

Or nominate online below. 

Entry rules

  • Nominations will only be accepted for clubs or businesses commonly recognised as delivering sport or active recreation activities to the general community.
  • Nominations for private businesses that deliver sport or active recreation activities will be accepted.
  • You may be contacted to provide further information if required.
  • The additional club contact (you have provided) may be contacted to verify your nomination.
  • The competition will be judged by an independent panel of staff from the Office of Sport, Sport and Recreation, Care West, Ability Links, and the Benevolent Society.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning clubs will be notified by phone and mail.

Nominate online

Contact details of nominating person
Nomined club details