Neighbourhood Watch State Awards

Nominations for 2019 awards now open

The Neighbourhood Watch State Awards recognise the outstanding work, service and contributions made to further the aims and objectives and live the values of Neighbourhood Watch Victoria.

Nominations for the 2019 Neighbourhood Watch State Awards are now open. Deadline for nominations is Thursday 5 September 2019 at 5:00pm. The awards will be presented at the Neighbourhood Watch Victoria Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10 October.

State Award of Honour

For outstanding and exemplary service to the Neighbourhood Watch program by a Neighbourhood Watch member or a Victoria Police member.

State Award of Appreciation

For outstanding support of the Neighbourhood Watch program by an individual, business or company that is not a member of Neighbourhood Watch.

David Lentin Memorial Award

For the Neighbourhood Watch Group with the most acclaimed program that has made a major contribution to the aims and objectives of Neighbourhood Watch.

Communication Award

For the Neighbourhood Watch Group with the most effective communication, whether electronic or in print, that best promotes the Neighbourhood Watch program, informs the community on crime prevention, and supports the aims and objectives of Neighbourhood Watch.

How to nominate

To nominate someone for this year’s awards, please visit the individual award pages.

Nominations should be completed on the online form on the relevant award page. Nominations cannot be accepted by post.

If you are unable to fill out the online form, you can submit a nomination by downloading a form on the individual award page, then completing, scanning and emailing it to

  • All nominations will be acknowledged by return email.
  • Nominations close on Thursday 5 September, 2019 at 5:00pm.

If you have any questions, please email the State Honours Committee at