Nomination Form

The Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across the sector. They seek to reward presenting and collecting organisations and the individuals who support and strengthen Victoria’s creative and cultural industries through outstanding work and a commitment to best practice.

The Change-maker of the Year Award recognises individuals who have made outstanding contributions towards advancing the sector over the past 12 months. This award provides a unique opportunity to celebrate the visionaries who are pushing boundaries, challenging norms, and creating new possibilities for museums and galleries in Victoria and beyond.

All paid staff working in Victorian presenting and collecting organisations are eligible to be nominated in the 2024 Change-maker of the Year Award. This includes all public museums and galleries, archives, zoos, botanical gardens, historical societies, libraries, Keeping Places, science centres, and any other organisations that acquire, conserve and exhibit arts and cultural material. Nominations must address all assessment criteria, and individuals must currently be a paid staff member of a presenting or collecting organisation, or have ended their employment within the past 12 months.