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Community Celebrations - Australia Day

AUS DAY_Local_OL_COFFS HBR-01.pngAustralia 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 are now closed!

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
Helen Michener  
Young Citizen of the Year
Brenton Knight  
Volunteer of the Year
Marie Gordon 
Sportsperson of the Year
William McClennon   
Community Event of the Year
We Care Day   
Sue Hunter Memorial Award
Lindy Davis 

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,
Madeleine McTernan, Jade Shooks