The Local Heroes Awards

The Playford Alive Local Heroes Awards recognise community and business achievements in the Playford Alive project area. The Awards are open to individuals, groups and organisations
to acknowledge their commitment to the successful development of Playford Alive through community, training and employment initiatives.

Playford Alive is a community and urban renewal project comprising new developments in Munno Para, Andrews Farm and Eyre, as well as the existing suburbs of Smithfield Plains and Davoren Park. Awards are open to individuals and organisations making a difference in the community that live or work within Playford Alive. The Playford Alive catchment zone for nominees can be viewed here.

2021 Award Categories

Playford Community Impact Award – sponsored by the City of Playford.
Celebrates the positive contribution and impact of a community group or individual across Playford Alive. The individual or group will not only set an inspiring example for others but also proudly promote and enhance the Playford Alive community whether it’s out and about, in the media or in their own quiet but valuable way. (Individual or community group award)

Positive Playford Award – sponsored by Alexander Symonds.
Recognises the efforts of a local resident who lives or works within Playford Alive, or a group whose pride, hard work and generosity has had a positive impact on one or more aspects of the Playford Alive community. (Individual or group award)

Business Award – sponsored by Rivergum Homes.
Acknowledges the outstanding efforts of a local contractor or business, and their commitment to developing and promoting the northern suburbs and Playford Alive; through their innovation – particularly during these uncertain times, quality of service or contribution and support to the life of the community. (Business award)

Best Vocational Or Trade Student – sponsored by T&J Constructions.
Recognises the efforts of a vocational or trade student who lives or studies in Playford Alive, who has put in an outstanding effort via hard work, dependability, responsibility, motivation, adaptability, and integrity. This award is open to all students including those studying at high school or with a Registered Training Organisation. (Individual award)

Best Trainee Or Apprentice Working With An Employer – sponsored by MEGT.
Honours exceptional performance of an individual who is a trainee or apprentice working with an employer. The trainee or apprentice must live or work in the local Playford Alive area. The nominee must have exceeded expectations, demonstrated exceptional attitude, and shown resourcefulness and initiative beyond the ordinary responsibilities of their position. (Individual award)

Nominations closed 13 August 2021.

The Playford Alive Local Heroes Awards are brought to you by the Playford Alive project partners – Renewal SA, The City of Playford and Housing SA and our award sponsors.

Nominations are now closed.