Community Citizen of the Year Awards

Each year on Australia Day, local governments around the state celebrate active citizenship in their communities.

Nominations are now open for the Community Citizen of the Year Awards, to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a big contribution during the year or over a number of years.

The awards acknowledge outstanding contributions and community service in a wider range of areas that promote community advancement and wellbeing including charitable and voluntary service, education, health, arts, business, the environment and sport.

 

There are four categories:-

Citizen of the Year

A person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community.

Citizen of the Year – Youth

A young person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community and to be eligible, the person must be under 25 years of age on January 26, 2018.

Citizen of the Year – Senior

An older person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community and to be eligible, the person must be over 65 years of age on January 26, 2018.

Award for Active Citizenship

A group doing outstanding work or for an event staged in the community during the past year.

For further information and how to nominate visit https://www.citizenshipawards.com.au/

Nominations close on 31 October 2017.