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2020 Do Good Awards

21 September 2020 |Feature

2020 Do Good Awards

21 September 2020 |Feature

Nominations Now Open

Everything you need to know:

It's been a tough year, and so many people have stood up to support others. Let's acknowledge them and their contribution towards making our communities better places to live. You can nominate yourself, a local business or people from within your community that are making a positive difference to the lives of others.

$1,000 will be awarded to the winner of each category.

Make someone's day by shining a light on their community contribution.



Community Award

Team Award

Social Purpose Business Award

Check out the 2019 Do Good Award Winners


One prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the winner of each of the three categories. From the pool of finalists, the judging committee will award an Outstanding Achievement Award. That recipient will also receive $1,000.

Nomination Process

To nominate visit your local Alliance Bank website and follow the links:

AWA Alliance Bank

BDCU Alliance Bank

CIRCLE Alliance Bank

NOVA Alliance Bank

SERVICE ONE Alliance Bank

  • Nominees will have made a significant contribution that has improved the lives of people in their local community.
  • You can nominate yourself or someone else.
  • Submissions can be made online via one of the above Alliance Bank websites. As the form can't be saved, you'll need to complete it in one sitting. The easiest way is to prepare your answers beforehand then copy and paste them on to the form.

There are two key questions that form part on the online submission:

  • Why are you nominating this person or business for a Do Good Award?
  • How has the nominee positively impacted the lives of others? Remember the more information you can provide the better.

Key Dates

  • Nominations open 21 September 2020
  • Nominations close 30 October 2020
  • Nominees announced 16 November 2020
  • Finalists announced 30 November 2020
  • Winners announced 1 February 2021


  • Nominees must reside in an Alliance Bank catchment or be nominated for a contribution to an Alliance Bank community.
  • People can self-nominate or nominate others.
  • Current Board members of mutuals operating as Alliance Banks and politicians are ineligible.
  • A person or business cannot receive a second award in the same category in consecutive years.
  • Unsuccessful nominees may be re-nominated in subsequent years.
  • Awards will not be granted posthumously.
  • Nominees for the Social Purpose Business Award must hold an ABN or ACN.
  • Nominees for the Team Award must comprise two or more people.
  • Finalists must provide consent for their image and their story to be used in Alliance Bank marketing materials.

Terms and Conditions

  • Only one prize of $1,000 is awarded per category including the Team Award.
  • The Outstanding Achievement Award winner will be selected by the judging committee from the finalists in the three Do Good Award categories.
  • Total prize pool $4,000.
  • Judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Finalists must provide information that outlines their contribution and how it has positively impacted lives and / or their local community and consent to its use in Alliance Bank marketing materials.
  • Finalists stories will be featured on and partner websites and social media from early December 2020 to early February 2021.
  • Winners announced 1 February 2021.

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