Most Outstanding Police Recreation, Welfare or Social Achievement Award

This award will be given annually. It will be given to a Victoria Police club or Member Association who has shown both a sustained educational and social skill development of its members, and the implementation of strategies to assist their communities in any of the following areas of concern;

  • family violence,
  • youth and community engagement,
  • supporting the disadvantaged and/or disabled,
  • promoting social harmony/inclusivity,
  • honouring fallen comrades/supporting their families



This Award is proudly sponsored by BankVic.


Please download the 2019 nomination form at the bottom of the page. Submissions need to be emailed to the Sports Administrator by Friday 2nd August


Past Winners of the Award are:


The Victoria Police Hockey Club travelled to Vietnam to take part in a Hockey festival and to also donate equipment and clothing to a local orphanage. They were also involved in the Indian Festival of Diwali as well as running their School Community Event and playing a part in the All Abilities Aces Hockey Tournament.


The Victoria Police Cricket Club created and developed the 'Harmony in Cricket T20 Cup'. The 'Harmony in Cricket' match was able to provide the club an amazing opportunity to interact with young refugees and asylum seekers, to break down barriers and form a connection between them and the Victoria Police, and show that Police are there to offer them assistance.The match also played a major role in the integration of diverse groups into the broader Australian community.


The Victoria Police Soccer Club’s ‘Tony Clarke Memorial Match’ created with the permission of Tony Clarke’s family, and involving a memorial match between ex-Socceroos and members of the Soccer Club to remember   and celebrate Tony’s life, while supporting the many victims of crime.


 Police Recreation, Welfare or Social Achievement Award Nomination Form 2019