2015 GLOBE Community Awards announced

2015 GLOBE Awards Sally Goldner Hannah Gadsby Amplify Event PhotographyMelbourne’s LGBTI community, friends and supporters frocked up for the announcement of inaugural GLOBE Community Awards held at the glamorous Myer Mural Hall on the evening of Friday 16 October. Each winner demonstrates the excellence through their work in supporting and growing the GLBTI community.

GLOBE President David Micallef was impressed with the calibre of winners, saying: “It is so wonderful to see the list of winners and read about the work they do. I am so proud of our community and these individuals and groups for the constant hard work they do to make Victoria an amazing place to identify as GLBTI.”

“We received such a high standard of nominations, the winners of the 2015 GLOBE Community Awards really do represent the best of the best.”

The 2015 GLOBE Community Award winners are:

A Healthy Community
Switchboard Victoria

Connecting the GLBTI Community – sponsored by RMIT
JOY 94.9

Protecting our Community – sponsored by Landers and Rogers
Kildonan Uniting Care for The Diversity Project

ANZ Excellence in Business Award
SensWide Employment for their WorkingOUT program

Media Excellence
Rachel Cook – MCV

Artist of the Year – sponsored by The Cullen
Lisa Daniel – Former Melbourne Queer Film Festival Director

Sports Person of the Year – sponsored by Aesop
Jason Ball – Yarra Glen Football Club

Straight Ally of the Year – sponsored by IBM
Dr Edwina Wright

Volunteer of the Year
Greig Friday

MCV People’s Choice Award
Dr Graham Willett

Victorian GLBTI Person of the Year
Sally Goldner

For more information, visit: www.awards.globemelbourne.com.au for details.

Image: Sally Goldner and Hannah Gadsby – photo by Amplify Event Photography