Southern District ‘Shine On’ recognition program is an outstanding annual recognition program acknowledging exceptional service by people with disability to their local and wider community. The Southern Districts covers five districts, which includes 9800.

Shine On Recognition – Nominations NOW OPEN

  • Does you club know of somebody with a disability?
  • Do they provide outstanding support to others with disability?
  • Are they a community leader or involved in a community group?
  • Do you have a relationship with a local organisation that supports people with disability who may want to nominate somebody for Shine On?
Well it is time to get to it and reach out to your local community and identify people with a disability, who are worthy of Shine On recognition. Let’s make this year better than ever for the selection panel and give them many outstanding nominees to consider.
RI Southern Districts ‘Shine On’ is a multi-district project covering all of Victoria (and small parts of SA and NSW), and acknowledges exceptional service to others by people with disabilities. Clubs may nominate people who meet the criteria and all nominees will receive recognition with a Certificate of Commendation.

To be eligible, nominees should:

  • Demonstrate the active involvement of the nominee in community service for the benefit of others and have demonstrated a significant level of personal achievement whilst managing a specific medical disorder/disability, and
  • Be endorsed by Rotary Club.

Examples of personal achievement may include:

  • Leadership and/or mentoring of others with the disability
  • Membership and/or leadership in community groups
  • Service to the community and/or a history of community achievement
  • Other special awards or forms of recognition
Nominations may be made anybody in the community, and, are open to people aged over 15 years.
Each Nomination must be endorsed by a Rotary club. The nominee must sign a consent form and include a small or passport sized photo, as well as other supporting documentation.
Nominations close on 1 January 2020.

For more information, please contact:
Louise Bugeja (Hoppers Crossing) -    Email
Marg Desmyth (Brighton North) -         Email