Australia Day Awards

2020 Australia Day Award Recipients

Citizen of the Year
Kath Dunn

Young Citizen of the Year
Travis Goodwin

Community Event of the Year
Community Christmas Carols - 2019

The following Australia Day Awards are presented each year on January 26th during Australia Day celebrations:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year

The Awards recognise and reward individuals  who make a difference in our Council area, someone who contributes to our community and inspires those around them, they could be quiet achievers, community members or unknown heroes

The Awards rely on members of the public to nominate, so Council encourage you to consider nominating someone for future Australia Day Awards. Nominations for the Awards open in October each year for the following categories:

Citizen of the Year
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.

Young Citizen of the Year
To be eligible, the person must be under 30, on 26 January of the Awards year.

Community Event of the Year
Presented to the person / group who has staged the most outstanding community event during during the past year.

Past Australia Day Award recipients