Melbourne Achiever Award
First awarded in 1993, the Committee’s Melbourne Achiever Award has recognised the extraordinary efforts of proud Melburnians for almost 30 years. This prestigious prize is presented to an individual and an organisation who reflect the vision of the Committee, to shape Melbourne’s future. Significant contributions to our city and outstanding achievements which will leave a lasting legacy, are celebrated at the Committee’s Annual Dinner, in presence of our Patron, the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC.
Winners are presented with a limited edition of The Magic Pudding miniatures sculpture, by Louis Laumen, the centrepiece of The Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. The sculpture in the Gardens and the miniatures are both projects founded by Simon Warrender during his time as a member of the Committee for Melbourne’s Future Focus Group.
Melbourne Achiever Awards 2023 nominations now open!
Committee for Melbourne members are encouraged to nominate an outstanding contributor to our city and its future – an individual and/or an organisation.
Please submit your nomination form via email to Laura Kerr Surah, Project Manager by 20 March 2023.
Download the nomination form
Past Winners | News
View full list of past winners here
Peter Clemenger AO – 2019 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
The Australian Ballet – 2019 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
Naomi Milgrom AO – 2018 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
Melbourne and Olympic Parks – 2018 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) – 2017 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
The National Gallery of Victoria – 2016 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
CSIRO Manufacturing Precinct – 2015 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute – 2014 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
Australian Open Tennis Championships – 2013 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner
Melbourne Zoo – 2012 Melbourne Achiever Award Winner