Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs Award

The Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs Award is open to women who live or work in the City of Glen Eira, who have made a significant contribution to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the community.

The Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs Award is open to women who live or work in the City of Glen Eira, who have made a significant contribution to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the community.

Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs was a remarkable woman who ensured the continual connection to Boon Wurrung Country – enabling her descendants to maintain and celebrate their heritage.

The Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs Award will be presented at Louisa Briggs Day on Sunday 1 March at Mallanbool Reserve in Murrumbeena. You can find out more about that event over at What's on.

You can nominate via the from or the attached PDF. 

Conditions of entry

The Parbin-ata Louisa Briggs Award (Award) is being run by Glen Eira City Council (Council) in partnership with the Boon Wurrung Foundation.

  • Subject to this section, a person is eligible to be nominated for the Award if they identify as female, and live or work in the City of Glen Eira.
  • Council employees may not be nominated and may not submit a nomination.

All nominations must be submitted by Friday 21 February 2020.

Full terms and conditions can be found below.

Nomination form

Details of the person you are nominating (nominee) - if you are nominating yourself please leave this blank)
Reasons for nomination