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Volunteer Recognition Awards

About the event

Every year a committed and largely unseen army of volunteers give of their time and skills to enhance and uplift the life of the community within the City of Ryde.
The annual Volunteer Recognition Awards aim to acknowledge the contribution made by these unsung heroes.
The winners of the 2019 City of Ryde Volunteer Recognition Awards Night were announced at a special evening in the Civic Hall held on Thursday, 23 May 2019.


Winners and Nominees for the 2019 City of Ryde Volunteer Recognition Awards

Volunteer of the Year
  • Winner: Joey Chan
  • Special Commendation: Philip Brown


  • David Williamson 
  • Kanadiah Kanagarajah
  • Kwak Sin Wang
  • Leonie McClure
  • Mary Hacio
  • Max McGowan
  • Melanie Bye
  • Selina Si
  • Stephen Moore
  • Ujjway Jaruhar
Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Winner: Isabella Wilks


  • Isabelle Balestriere
  • Lachlan Stevens
Volunteer Group of the Year
  • Winner: North Ryde Community Aid Linen Group
  • Special Commendation: Stryder Volunteer Drivers


  • Australian Association of Cancer Care
  • Royal Rehab – Volunteer Visitor
  • Ryde District Neighbourhood Watch
  • Ryde Library Children’s Storytime and Rhymetime volunteers
  • Hunters Hill High School Student Volunteers

Past Awards Photo Gallery

More Information

For further enquiries please contact the Events Team on 9952 8222. 

Last updated on 30 May 2019