Freeman of the City Criteria 

To be considered for a Freeman of the City award, it must be demonstrated that nominees: 

  • promote and foster pride in and recognition of outstanding achievements, which advance our national goals and values
  • develop an appreciation of the diversity and depth of personal and community achievement
  • promote and recognise community cohesiveness and concern for members of the community
  • provide roles models for all Australians
  • recognises, celebrates and says thank you to those who have ‘made a difference’, those who achieve their best and those who serve others
  • recognises and celebrates those individuals who stand above the everyday and mark the extraordinary in our society, it recognises the achievements, services and contributions valued by all Australians