Celebrating acts big and small in our community

To acknowledge the important work that small law firms do in their communities, we will be presenting the first ever legal community award in 2021. The prize is a luxury trip valued at up to $5,000.

Every day, members of the legal industry go above and beyond to deliver services to their community.

At Smokeball, we recognise these people as the true heroes of our local communities and wish to celebrate the inspiring and impactful work they are performing in the following fields:

  • ​Pro bono work
  • Community volunteer work
  • Community event sponsorship
  • A random act of kindness

We wish to acknowledge an exemplary act or contribution through the presentation of the Smokeball Community Hero Award, and with a well-deserved luxury trip for two valued at up to $5,000*. Runners up will also receive a pack of Smokeball branded items including our much loved eco-friendly Smokeball Keep Cup.

Apply now

Applications close Wednesday, 16 June 2021, COB. You can nominate yourself, or someone from your business. The award winner and ten runners up will be announced Friday, 30 June 2021

Apply or nominate now

Win a luxury trip for two

The Smokeball Community Hero Award winner will receive a luxury trip for two valued at up to $5,000*. May we suggest:

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley (NSW)

Jackalope Mornington Peninsula (VIC)

Spicers Lodge


To be eligible for the Smokeball Community Hero Award, the entrant must be:

  • Employed in a in a job within the legal or conveyancing industry
  • Aged 18 years or older
  • Resides in Australia
  • Open to both Smokeball clients and non users​​

Award Criteria

The award will be judged based on the supporting information provided in the below form.

The following can be outlined in the submission:​

  • Examples of achievements, initiative, planning, management and leadership.
  • Specific reference to how your actions and contributions have inspired your community or workplace.
  • Approximate hours contributed (paid and/or unpaid)
  • Achievements/contribution to the community
  • Impact on the community/workplace
  • ​Barriers or difficulties they may have faced and how they have been overcome
  • Self-development and/or training (if applicable) ​​​​
Key Dates

Applications open
Thursday 13 May 2021

Applications close
Wednesday 16 June 2021 COB

​Winner and runners up announced
Friday 30 June 2021​​

The Judging Panel

All Smokeball Community Hero Award nominations will be evaluated by our panel of esteemed industry experts.

Hunter Steele, Smokeball CEO

Jane Oxley,
Smokeball CRO

Paul Psaltis,
Smokeball GM

Louise Nealon,
PR With Purpose

Peter Frankl, Legal Practice Intelligence

Apply for the Smokeball Community Hero Award

Submit the below information to apply, or nominate a colleague.

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Terms and Conditions
* The winner of the Smokeball Community Award winner will receive a luxury getaway of their choice to the value of up to $5,000. Smokeball will work with the winner to select a luxury escape at the dates of their preference for themselves and one guest. Accommodation is subject to availability and flights/transfers are not included in the prize. ​Applications close Wednesday, 16 June 2021, COB. The award winner and ten runners up will be announced Friday, 30 June 2021.

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