In 2018 groups can only apply for ONE Connection Award (Connections with People, Connections with Place and Connections with Greenspace). Groups cannot apply for the Major Health and Happiness Award, this award winner will be chosen by members of the review panel from all the applications submitted.
Recognising projects that bring people together, increase social connections and provide a sense of belonging within their community.
Recognising projects that provide equitable access to resources and services, provide a sense of place and are culturally inclusive.
Recognising projects that are environmentally friendly and have a positive environmental impact on their town.
Take a look at what other towns are doing and how their actions are enhancing the overall health and happiness of their communities.
River Road Equine Assisted Learning is in its second year of operation who provide aﬀordable equine assisted learning sessions and programs for disadvantaged, disengaged and/or developmentally delayed young people on the Sunshine Coast. Children and young adults exhibiting the following life challenges ASD, ADHD, ADD, victims of bullying, bullies, victims […]
The Salty Souls Legacy “Standing Tall” surﬁng program oﬀers vulnerable children & teens not only a chance to learn to surf, but a chance to heal. Being a 6 week program they are taught surﬁng & ocean skills, they engage with other children while learning. This is more than a […]
Rainbow Beach Community Centre provides appropriate sporting equipment to promote community members being active and engaging with one another. Furthermore, they address the need for community, particularly the more senior members, to engage in physical activity to stimulate better health and wellbeing. Participation enhances social interaction to provide a sense […]