Do you know a Local Hero?  Nominations are now open for the ‘Local Heroes’ Awards which recognise the extraordinary contribution of volunteers, our local heroes, who work tirelessly in our community. Please nominate someone you know who works for our community.

The Awards are open to volunteers living in or active members of a community group based in Tennyson Ward and/or Moorooka Ward in the Brisbane City Council area. The Awards recognise the work of volunteers whose selfless efforts have helped to improve the lives of others and/or those who have helped to build community spirit, resilience and identity in our local area. Up to ten people will be recognised annually.

Nomination forms are available from my office or online here and must be submitted by Friday, 15 December 2023. Submit entries to and/or

Recipients will be announced Friday, 26 January 2024 at the 2024 Oxley Community Festival, Oxley Bowls Club, Englefield Rd, Oxley.