Finalists announced

2019 Junior Lord Mayor Competition

Take a bow, students of Victoria. From a record number of — and high calibre — entries, we're proud to announce seven finalists.

The next stage includes face-to-face interviews at Melbourne Town Hall on 21 August before a panel of judges to pick the overall winner — the 2019 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne.

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Congratulations to the finalists:

The judges:

Now in its seventh year thanks to partner 13cabs, the competition — for students aged 10 to 13 years — aims to raise awareness about Melbourne, instil civic pride and highlight Melbourne's journey since being founded in 1835.

Missed out?

with thanks to 13CABS

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Finalists announced

2019 Junior Lord Mayor Competition

Take a bow, students of Victoria. From a record number — and high calibre — of entries, we're proud to announce seven finalists.

The next stage includes face-to-face interviews at Melbourne Town Hall on 21 August before a panel of judges to pick the overall winner — the 2019 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne.

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Congratulations to the finalists:

The judges:

Now in its seventh year thanks to partner 13cabs, the competition — for students aged 10 to 13 years — aims to raise awareness about Melbourne, instil civic pride and highlight Melbourne's journey since being founded in 1835.

Missed out?

with thanks to 13CABS


Melburnians of the Year

2018 Melburnians of the Year Simone and Ian Carson from SecondBite

Simone and Ian Carson — the philanthropic duo behind SecondBite, which gives food to people in need — win Melbourne's highest accolade.

They were announced winners at the annual Melbourne Awards Gala Ceremony at Town Hall on 17 November 2018.

SecondBite redistributes food free to more than 1300 community organisations.

Ian Carson AM said SecondBite was a great Melbourne story.

"It is about volunteers, successive Melbourne city councils, businesses, and philanthropists coming together to solve a problem in society. It has become a story about all that is good about Melbourne."


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