Australia Day Awards
For a list of past recipients, please click here.
Since 1984 Australia Day Awards have been presented to community members at a public ceremony. The awards provide the community with an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the contribution made by certain individuals for the betterment of the district. For a period of time Council decided to hold the Australia Day Awards on a biennial basis and some categories continue to be awarded in this manner. The next Australia Day Awards Ceremony will be held on 26 January. Please contact the Council office on 08 8680 2002 for more information.
Australia Day Awards are awarded to community members/groups who have made a significant contribution to the local community in any field. Nominations are called prior to the event for worthy recipients in the categories of:
- Citizen of the Year
- Young Citizen of the Year
- Community Event of the Year
- Business of the Year
- Employee of the Year