Australia Day Awards
The 2024 Australia Day Awards are designed to celebrate and acknowledge those who have made a significant impact in our community.
These are the folks who make our little corner of the world a better place, day in and day out. Maybe it's your next-door neighbor, your BFF, or the volunteer coach who's always cheering on the sidelines or that fantastic event you went to. Whoever they are, they're the ones who go the extra mile to make a difference in your life and in the lives of others.
The Australia Day Awards are a time to pause, reflect, and give massive thanks to these awe-inspiring humans. Let's make sure they get the recognition they so richly deserve!
Citizen of the Year (open age)
Celebrating people who have given outstanding service to the local community or achievement during the current year or over several years.
Young Citizen of the Year
Eligible nominees must be 25 years or younger as of 26 January 2024. Celebrating young people who have significantly achieved and/or given outstanding volunteer service to the local community.
In recognition of a person or team who have an outstanding record of achievement in sport and who have served as noteworthy ambassadors for their sport at regional, state or international level.
Junior Sports Award
Eligible nominees must be 25 years or younger as of 26 January 2024. In recognition of a young person or team who have an outstanding record of achievement in sport and who have served as noteworthy ambassadors for their sport in regional, state or international level.
Community Event or Organisation of the Year
This award is presented to an organisation that has made a substantial contribution to the community or Event that has provided an outstanding contribution to the community during 2023.
Arts, Culture and/or Environmental Award of the Year
This award is in recognition of a person or group who have made a noteworthy contribution to the cultural life in the Murweh Shire or an outstanding achievement in an arts or cultural activity OR in recognition of a person or group who have contributed significantly to the environmental preservation or advancing environmental awareness in Murweh Shire.
Please call Jill at Council on 4656 8355 if you have any questions.
Nominations Close Thursday 30 November 2023