News: Nominations now open for Australia Day Awards!

Who will be our Citizen of the Year 2022?

Posted: Friday, 19 November 2021

Entries are open now to nominate a fellow community member for one of the following 6 Categories;

The Citizen of the Year Award 

This award recognises a person who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community. To be eligible for the award the nominee must be an Australian Citizen and 31 years or older on 26 January 2022.

The Young Citizen of the Year Award 

This award recognises a person who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community. To be eligible for the Award the nominee must be an Australian Citizen and 30 years or younger on 26 January 2022.

The Senior Citizen (Elder) of the Year Award 

This award recognises a person who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community. To be eligible for the award the nominee must be an Australian Citizen and 60 years or older on 26 January 2022.

The Sportsperson of the Year Award 

This award recognises a person who has made a noteworthy contribution in sport during the current year or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community. To be eligible for the award the nominee must be an Australian Citizen and nominated solely on their sports contribution or performance.

The Volunteer of the Year Award 

This award recognises a person who has made a noteworthy contribution as a volunteer during the current year or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community. To be eligible for the award the nominee must be an Australian Citizen and nominated solely on their volunteer work.

The Community Event of the Year Award 

This award recognises and encourages the significant contribution local organisations/groups make to community life and promotes national pride and community responsibility. The Award is open to community groups of four or more people who;

• Perform a service to the community
• Raise funds for a community charity, event or project
• Conduct a successful project, event or activity
• Bring credit or recognition to the community through a cultural, environmental or sporting achievement

To be eligible for the Award the Community Event must have occurred in the year prior to 26 January 2022.

Instantly download the nomination form here! 

Nominations close 5pm on 15th December 2022 and will be announced on Australia Day 26 January 2022, so get nominating today!