The Community Legend Award
Originally known as the Club Legend Awards, the Community Legends has been broadened to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes and positive role models within our Greater Geelong not for profits, charity organisations and sporting clubs. Since 2017, almost 300 tireless volunteers have been nominated and more than $155,000 awarded in prizes
Each year, the Geelong Refinery spends more than $190 million procurement, of which nearly half is spent on companies that are based predominately in Geelong or draw their labour from the Geelong region. Complementing this, 76 percent of the people who work at the refinery live locally.
Since 2014, the Geelong Refinery has provided opportunities for apprenticeships through Northern Futures. Of the 12 current apprentices, five came to us through Northern Futures.
At the beginning of 2022 flooding devastated many Australian communities in NSW and QLD. Viva Energy contributed $275,000 to the flood relief and recovery efforts with direct donations to the Red Cross and Rural Aid. A further $10,000 of fuel was distribute to recovery centres across affected areas. Viva Energy also tripled the donations made by our generous people to a range of similar causes.