Australia Day is all about celebrating who we are, our local community heroes and welcoming our newest citizens to this great nation.
2017 Australia Day Awards Nominations now open!
There are a lot of people out there, of all ages, who are deserving of an award and you know who they are! Nominate them now and inspire others to do the same.
Nominations are invited for individuals, service clubs, schools, associations or community organisations in the following categories:
- Citizen of the Year Award
- Young Citizen of the Year Award
- Sportsperson of the Year Award
- Volunteer of the Year Award
- Sue Hunter Memorial Award
Please read the Award Nomination Guidelines and Criteria before filling out the appropriate nomination form:
Award Nomination Form - Sue Hunter Memorial Award
Award Nomination Form - Citizen, Young Citizen, Sportsperson or Volunteer of the Year Award
*Note that if insufficient nominations are received there may be no award given in a particular category.
Nominations have been extended until Friday 9 December 2016.
Please contact Christine Artist at the Mayoral Office on 6648 4002 for details on the Awards.
The 2016 Australia Day Award Winners.
Citizen of the Year
Young Citizen of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Sportsperson of the Year
Community Event of the Year
We Care Day
Sue Hunter Memorial Award
The Australia Day Award Nominees 2016.
Back row: Enzo
Accadia (representing Living Coast Festival), Leo Hoskings, Brenton Knight
Fourth row: Harbhajan
Singh Aulakh, Barry Gardiner
Third row: Larry
Langman, Diane Della, Jill Woodlock
Second row: Lindy
Davis, Helen Michener, Yvonne Phillips (representing Woolgoolga Red Cross
“Hands On” Team),Tanya Johnson (representing Pink Silks Ladies Race Day)
Front row: Debra Ryan (representing We Care
Day), William McClennon, Peta Fairbairn,
McTernan, Jade Shooks