Judith Durham named 2015 Victorian of the Year
Judith Durham AO was today named the 2015 Victorian Of The Year for outstanding public and community services, during a Victoria Day Council Awards ceremony at the Melbourne Town Hall.
Judith was presented with her award by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the Honourable Cr Robert Doyle. Along with Judith’s honour, awards were presented For Young Victorian of the Year (Luba Josevski), Corporate Citizen (Cabrini Health), Community Organization (Scope) and Victoria Day Award for the Arts (Australian Tapestry Workshop).
The selection of the award recipients was made by the Trustees of the Victorian Day Council after carefully deliberation of many worthy nominations, all of whom have made significant and valuable contributions to the Victorian community. The Trustees of the Victoria Day Council is made up of previous Victorian of the Year Award recipients. Victoria Day Council Chairman Mr Norman Kennedy was delighted with the selection of the award recipients, stating that, “I am honoured to introduce this year’s winners.
The Victoria Day Council each year recognises people in the community that have gone above and beyond their contribution to the community within Victoria. On behalf of the Victoria Day Council, I thank them and congratulate them on their truly outstanding achievements and the great work they have done, I am thrilled they have been recognised in this way.”
Victoria Day awards those individuals and groups who have made significant and valuable contributions to Victorian communities. The Victoria Day Council has the acknowledgement and encouragement of the Victorian Government and the Governor of Victoria.
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