Vocational Service Award

Vocational Service Award

The Rotary Club of Melbourne established the Vocational Service Award in 1964.  It is presented annually to a person who has achieved a high level of excellence in their vocation and through such vocation has rendered outstanding service to the community.


Generally, nominations for this award are made by members of the Rotary Club of Melbourne.  However, if you are not a member of the Club but believe that you can recommend an appropriate candidate, please contact the Club's office.  This will be considered by the Club’s Vocational Service Committee.

The following criteria are considered when deciding the successful recipient:

  • the type, level and quality of the achievement in the candidate's chosen vocation;
  • the type, quality and period of community service rendered through, or as a consequence of, the candidate's chosen vocation;
  • candidate must be a resident in the State of Victoria;
  • candidate must be prepared to deliver a keynote address to the Club following the presentation of the award.

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