Local Legends Award

* Winner is eligible to enter the AHA National Awards Awards (Outstanding Community Service and Achievement)

A written submission is required to assist in the assessment of this category and is required by Thursday 7 December. 

Nominee may be subject to a Zoom interview depending on the standard of submission. the AHA (Vic) team will be in contact. 

This category is open to all individuals to acknowledge outstanding community service and achievement within the hospitality industry.

Documents required for submission:

  • A written response describing the judging criteria below.
  • Supporting documents and images, where relevant.
  • A headshot of the individual

Judges will be assessing the following points in your written submission:

  • Describe the individual’s active participation and support of community groups and activities.
  • Highlight the connection and contribution this individual has within their local community (i.e. nickname, reputation, success stories)
  • Description of the individual, and their ‘above and beyond’ behaviour that has had a positive impact on the venue, its’ staff and the broader community.
  • Explain how your activities have increased the awareness of the community group/charity that you support.
  • Include examples of how this individual has accommodated members of their community through initiatives at the pub 

Supporting documents

  • Evidence of funds raised.
  • Evidence of public relations activity because of your work in the community.

Important:  A concise written submission addressing all bullet points should be no more than 1,000 words in length.