The Annual Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards, proudly supported by the Carbine Club and the Taxi Services Commission, recognise the accomplishments of people with disability, those who support them and the inclusive sport and recreation sector across the state.
Nominations now open
The nominations for the 2017 Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards are now open.
Nominate now to acknowledge someone from the disability sport and recreation community, to celebrate an initiative that empowers people with disability to become more physically active, or highlight changes to infrastructure in your community that has improved access and opportunity for people with disability to participate in sport and active recreation.
Nominations are online, and close on Sunday 23rd July 2017.
If you need any help with your nomination, please call 9473 0133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Award Recipients
Patrick Francis – Male Sportsperson of the Year
Carol Cooke– Female Sportsperson of the Year
Matthew Haanappel – Junior Sportsperson of the Year
Victorian Metro Ivor Burge Women’s Basketball Team– Team of the Year
Greg Crump – Coach of the Year
Debbie Pataki– Volunteer of the Year
Melbourne University Physiotherapy Students Australian Physiotherapy Webinar – Initiative of the Year
Lucie van den Berg, Herald Sun – Most Outstanding Media Coverage.
2012 Award Recipients
Nazim Erdem – Male Sportsperson of the Year
Ellie Cole – Female Sportsperson of the Year
Hayden McGuigan – Junior Sportsperson of the Year
Gary Connor – Masters Sportsperson of the Year
Victorian All Abilities Netball Squad – Team of the Year
Randall Joseph – Coach of the Year
Kerrie Brindell – Volunteer of the Year
Swimming Victoria Talent Identification Program – Initiative of the Year
Sue Wallace, The Border Mail – Most Outstanding Media Coverage.
2011 Award Recipients
Ben Roche – Male Sportsperson of the Year
Amanda Carter – Female Sportsperson of the Year
Sarah Lazzaro – Junior Sportsperson of the Year
Jason Maroney, David Burman, Amanda Carter – Masters Sportsperson of the Year
Coburg Tigers FIDA Football Team – Team of the Year
Jodi Pixton – Coach of the Year
Caitlin Lamont – Official of the Year
Ron Smith – Volunteer of the Year
Gymnastics Victoria, Cricket Victoria and Scope – Best Disability Sport and Recreation Initiative (joint award)