Australia Day Award Nominations Open

Published on 21 September 2020

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Nominations for the 2021 Federation Council Australia Day Awards open Monday 21 September, 2020.

You are invited to nominate a member of the local community whose exemplary contribution is deserving of recognition. This could be a friend, family member, workmate or someone you know who serves the community. 

The Federation Council’s Australia Day Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievers, community organisations, projects and events that contribute to making Federation Council a great place to live. The awards honour citizens of the Federation Council who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

Citizen of the Year Award

Do you know of someone who has contributed or given outstanding service to the community over a number of years, achieved excellence in their chosen field or is an inspiration to others?

Nominate them for the Citizen of the Year Award.

Young Citizen of the Year Award

Do you know a young person under 30 years that has beaten the odds to achieve their dream, been inspirational to others, campaigned or contribute to change, or is a leader within the community?

Nominate them for the Young Citizen of the Year Award.

The Local Achiever Awards

Do you know a true blue Aussie that is always there to give a hand in your town or village, an outstanding volunteer or someone that’s attitude embodies the qualities of Australian-ness!

Nominate them for a Local Achiever Award for your town or village.

The Community Event of the Year Award

Have you attended a ripper event in the last twelve months?

The Community Event of the Year Award recognises an event held in from December 2019 to December 2020 recognises an event held in the past year that best reflects the importance of strong community values and ties. 

Nominate them the Community Event of the Year Award.

The Community Project of the Year Award

Have you been involved in or experienced a fantastic community project in the last twelve months?

The Community Project of the Year Award recognises a community-based project completed or achieved a stage of completion in the last twelve months that has helped build community goodwill, wellbeing and a spirit of togetherness.

Nominate them the Community Project of the Year Award.

Schools within the Federation Council area are invited to nominate two students who have been outstanding achievers in 2020 in either academia, community or sports.

Award recipients will be announced at the official Australia Day Ceremony and Community Celebration on Tuesday 26 January 2021 in Urana, at the Urana Aquatic Centre.

You can nominate a deserving individual or organisation for a 2021 Federation Council Australia Day Awards by completing and submitting the online form on Council’s website.

Guidelines are available with further information about each award category and the general conditions of entry for these awards, as well as the nomination assessment and award selection process. 

Nominations for the 2021 Federation Council Australia Day Awards close 5pm on Friday 4 December 2020. 

Nominate today or for more information, please contact Council.

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