LGANT has developed the Elected Members Service Awards as a way to recognise long term contributions of elected members.
The Awards will be presented to elected members who have served 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30+ years for any Northern Territory local government body.
The awards are open to current and former elected members. Service does not need to be continuous and includes elected members on community government councils prior to 2008.
How to apply
Councils can nominate its long serving elected members by submitting the Elected Members Service Awards application available:
This form must be must be certified by the Chief Executive Officer of the council to which the applicant is, or was, elected. In the event the applicant served on another council, not previously affiliated with the current one, the Chief Executive Officer should seek written confirmation from an appropriate source prior to certifying the form.
Completed application forms can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Elected Member Service Award, Local Government Association NT, PO Box 2017, Parap NT 0804.
Applications for the (2017) Elected Members Service Awards must be submitted by 1 October each year.
The Elected Member Service Award will be presented at the November LGANT Annual General Meeting each year. Presentation of the Awards will be recorded in the minutes of the meeting and promoted via LGANT’s communications.