2023 Victoria Pride Awards Finalists

2023 Victorian Pride Awards finalists

Congratulations to this year’s finalists and sincere thanks to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2023 Victorian Pride Awards. We received so many incredible submissions this year, which no doubt made the task of our Awards Judges even tougher! Being selected as a Finalist this year is a significant achievement – well done!

The winners will be announced at a fabulous awards ceremony and gala celebration event, to be held at the Melbourne Town Hall on Friday 15 March 2024. See you there!

Excellence in Small Business

Amor Sensory
Your Key Advocacy
The Laird Hotel

Workplace Inclusion

Aussie Broadband
Keolis Downer Yarra Trams
Your Community Health

Improving Health and Wellbeing

LGBTIQ+ Women's Health Conference - Thorne Harbour Health
Michelle Thompson, Family Access Network
WayOut Sunbury - Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health

Preventing Social Isolation

Birds of a Feather - Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health
Queer Social by Laneway Learning

Outstanding Contribution to Media

Archer Magazine
Carolyn Cage
Well Well Well - JOY Media and Thorne Harbour Health

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts

Drew Pettifer
Gender Euphoria
Kitty Obsidian

Outstanding Contribution to Sport

Kade Matthews, Proud 2 Play
Mount Alexander Falcons
Queer Sporting Alliance

Outstanding Advocacy

Keolis Downer Yarra Trams
Tiny Pride and Winters Consulting
Gippsland Pride Initiative

Volunteer of the Year

Alison Black, Your Community Health
Bettina Handley, Melbourne Frontrunners
Cheryl Szöllősi, Rainbow Ballarat and LaNCETV

Person of the Year

Allison Winters, LINE Wangaratta
Dean Arcuri, JOY Breakfast
Michelle Sheppard, Department of Transport