Do you know an everyday hero working to make Queensland a better place?

Nominations for the 2018 QBANK Everyday Heroes Awards are now closed.

With so many outstanding nominations received this year we have created a Honour Roll in acknowledgement.

2018 Nomineee Honour Roll

The awards celebrate our police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency services and health workers, as well as young Queenslanders who have made a positive difference in the community.

This is your opportunity to tell your hero’s story and celebrate them for going above and beyond and for making Queensland a better and safer place to live.

Highlights from 2017

Highlights from 2017

The categories

Who Is Eligible?

To be eligible for the Everyday Heroes Awards, the nominated person must be over 18 and a government employee/volunteer (Local/State/Federal) residing in Queensland, or be employed in a in a job that is principally concerned with administration of justice and protection of life/property.

To be eligible for the Young Everyday Heroes Award, the nominee must be aged 12 to 17 and reside in Queensland.

Eligibility criteria

Award Criteria

Awards will be judged based on the supporting information provided by the nominator in the nomination form. The following should be outlined in the supporting information:

  • Examples of achievements, initiative, planning, management and leadership.
  • Specific reference to how their actions and contributions have inspired you, their workplace and/or their community.
  • Approximate hours contributed (paid and/or unpaid)
  • Achievements/contribution to the community
  • Impact on the community/workplace - who and how many benefit?
  • Barriers or difficulties they may have faced and how they have been overcome
  • Self-development and/or training (if applicable)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Everyday Heroes Awards, the nominated person must be over 18 and a government employee/volunteer (Local/State/Federal) residing in Queensland or be employed in a in a job that is principally concerned with administration of justice and protection of life/property.

To be eligible for the Young Everyday Heroes Award, the nominee must be aged 12 to 17 and reside in Queensland.

Eligibility criteria

Who can nominate?
Why should I nominate someone?
How long have the awards been running for?
What do the winners receive?