Australia Day

All members of our community are invited to join in on our celebrations for Australia Day. We are already looking forward to planning a great celebration for Australia Day 2020. We'll let you know closer to the date what we have planned.

Australia Day Awards 2019

Nominations have now closed for the 2019 Australia Day Awards

A number of award categories will be awarded on the day including Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event, Sports, Environment, Heritage, along with Achievement and Appreciation Awards. There is also a new category this year which is the Marie Callaghan Young Female Achiever Award.

Nomination form instructions:

  1.  Download the editable PDF nomination form below and save to your computer. It's important that you complete the nomination form from the saved file on your computer (not in an internet browser).
  2. Complete and submit your nomination by following the instructions at the bottom of the form. 

 Click here to download the 2019 Australia Day Awards guidelines and nomination form. 

2019 Australia Day Award Recipients  

  • Citizen of the Year, Geoff Walker
  • Senior Citizen on the Year, Mr John & Mrs Robbie Forsyth
  • Young Citizen on the Year, Cooper Field
  • Community Event of the Year, Kearsley Dawn Service
  • Sport Award, Dorothy Heath
  • Heritage Award, Carl Hoipo
  • Maree Callaghan Award – Young Female Achiever, Olivia Palfreyman
  • Community Award, Dale Goldie
  • Community Award, Kylie Gray
  • Community Award, Lorraine Giddins
  • Community Award, Danny Hoggan