Australia Day Awards & Ceremony


The annual Federation Council Australia Day Awards honours and acknowledges individuals and groups who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over several years.

Residents are encouraged to consider who they believe makes a difference in their community, and nominate them to be recognised for their efforts and commitment. 

Award recipients will be announced at the official Australia Day Award Ceremony on Thursday 26 January 2023, in Mulwala. 

Nominations will open on Monday 3 October and close 5:00pm, Friday 2 December 2022.

Before you begin

Before beginning your nomination, we recommend you;

  • Read the Federation Australia Day Awards Guidelines(PDF, 358KB) to check eligibility, and spend some time on gathering information on the nominee.
  • Familiarise yourself with the information that is required.
  • Create your answers in a separate document (e.g., word) then copy and paste your answers into the online form when you are ready.


How to nominate

Complete the online Nomination Form below relevant to your nomination. Online nomination forms will be made available below from Monday 3 October, 2022.

For assistance in completing the form/s or if you wish to discuss your nomination, please contact the Community Development Team at Federation Council on (02) 6033 8999.

Australia Day Award Recipients

Find out information about previous Australia Day Award recipients.