Awards & Recognitions

2020: Banks Volunteer award ACN President Terry Lynch 
2020: ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis nominated for Australian of the Year award

2019: NSW Government Community Service Award to Steve Drakoulis
2019: St.George Community Awards: ACN volunteer Karen Kempe
2019: St.George Community Awards: ACN Senior volunteer Terry Lynch
2019: St.George Community Awards: ACN Young volunteer Rhys Jones
2019: St.George Community Awards: ACN Sporting Achiever Mitchell Kilduff (ACN Ambassador)
2019: St.George Community Awards: Community Group ACN   
2019: Westfield Parramatta Local Hero award Winner Belinda Tabbaa, ACN West Sydney Coordinator
2019: ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis awarded Georges River Citizen of the Year
2019: Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards: ACN Winner for Outstanding Community Services 
2019: ACN Recipient of Autism Best Mates Peer award from Autism Mates

2018: St.George Community Awards: ACN volunteer Teresa Sakaluk
2018: St.George Community Awards: ACN volunteer Richard Goodfellow
2018: St.George Community Awards: Community Group ACN
2018: ACN awarded Sydney Health Community Inclusion Award
2018: Lions Club of Ku-ring-gai Community Service Award – Services to the Disabled to Steve Drakoulis
2018: ACN Finalist in ​2018 Sutherland Shire ​Local Business Awards
2018: Westfield Hurstville Local Hero award recipient Steve Drakoulis
2018: Hume Volunteer award Nominee ACN Volunteer Bianca Wong
2018: Banks Volunteer award ACN President Terry Lynch

2017: St.George Community Awards: Volunteer ACN Treasurer Sharon Fraser
2017: St.George Community Awards: Community Group ACN
2017: St.George Volunteer Liz Diab Winner of NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year Award  
2017: Georges River Lioness Club Caring Award to ACN Youth Club Facilitator Geoff Marks
2017: Banks Volunteer award ACN Volunteer Richard Goodfellow

2016: Ryde Council Volunteer of the Year Nomination ACN Volunteer Andrea Lee
2016: Ryde Council Citizen of the Year Nomination ACN Volunteer Andrea Lee
2016: St.George Community Awards: Volunteer ACN Vice President Jane Tzakos
2016: NSW Carers Family Carer Award to ACN Volunteer Lucy Doherty 
​2016: Banks Volunteer award ACN Treasurer Magdalena Oszywa

2015: Banks Volunteer of the Year award ACN President Warren Thompson
2015: St.George Community Awards: Volunteer ACN Director Terry Lynch.
2015 ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis nominated for Pride of Australia Award
2015 ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis nominated for ASPECT Volunteer Award

2014: International Association of Lions Clubs Medal of Merit to ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis 
2014 ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis nominated for NSW Disability Industry Innovation Award.
2014 ACN Volunteer Liz Diab received St. George Community Volunteer Award.
2014 ACN Founder Steve Drakoulis nominated for Pride of Australia Award

2013: St.George Community Awards: Volunteer Steve Drakoulis
2013: St.George Community Awards: Community Group ACN

2012: Nominated Pride of Australia Award Steve Drakoulis
2012: Nominated NSW Autism Recognition Award Steve Drakoulis

​2011: Nominated NSW Autism Recognition Award Steve Drakoulis