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Awards

Australia Day Awards

NOMINATIONS OPEN

Close- 20 November 2020

2019 Australia Day image

In choosing the recipients of the Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards, regard is given to the nominee’s achievements in the year immediately prior to receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the community.

A nominee need only be nominated once to be considered. The number of nominations received per nominee bears no weight in their selection.

AWARD CATEGORY

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Active Citizenship (NEW)

The selection criteria for Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year are:

  • Significant contribution to the community
  • An inspirational role model for the Australian community
  • The scope of impact the individual’s contribution has on the local government area

The selection criteria for Award of Active Citizenship:

  • This award would be for a person or group delivering outstanding work for an event or cause staged in the community during the past year

Eligibility Criteria

Citizen of the Year Award: to be eligible, the person must be an Australian citizen.
Young Citizen of the Year Award: to be eligible, the person must be an Australian citizen under 30 years of age on January 26, the year of nomination.

NOMINATE HERE

2020 Award Winners

RecipientRecipient Home TownAward Received
Chris SavillMount BarkerCitizen of the Year
Zac LambeMount BarkerYoung Citizen of the Year
2019 Australia Day @ Auchendarroch Family Fun DayMount BarkerEvent of the Year
2019 Show N Shine for Brain CancerMount BarkerEvent of the Year Commendation
2019 Macclesfield Strawberry FeteMacclesfieldEvent of the Year Commendation
Chris EustaceHarrogateMayoral Award
Macie DaviesMount BarkerEnvironmental Efforts

Australia Day Award Winners 2020

Front left to right - Mayor Ann Ferguson, Mahayla Rose (Event of the Year Commendation for 2019 Show N Shine for Brain Cancer), Christie Gordan (Event of the Year Commendation for 2019 Macclesfield Strawberry Fete), Dan Cregan MP, Wayne Anthony OAM Australia Day Ambassador. Middle – Rebekha Sharkie MP. Back left to right - Chris Eustace (Mayoral Award), Zac Lambe (Young Citizen of the Year), Ben Huxtable (Event of the Year - 2019 Australia Day @ Auchendarroch Family Fun Day. Inset - Chris Saville (Citizen of the Year)