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Australia Day Awards 2020 - Nominations closing


Nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards are closing 4pm, Friday 15 November 2019.
Council is encouraging all residents to nominate community members who tirelessly volunteer their time and talents for the betterment of our region.
Mayor Liz Schmidt said we need to recognise our outstanding individuals and community groups.
“Our Australia Day Awards are a celebration and an opportunity to recognise the valuable contribution that individuals, community groups and organisations make in our region.
“We are looking for someone that is great at what they do and inspires those around them.  I want to encourage the community to recognise these ‘unsung heroes’ by nominating them for an award.”
The Australia Day Awards Program recognises the valuable achievements of individuals for being outstanding role models and community advocates. They are individuals and groups who have excelled in their chosen field, be it sport, arts or culture.
Categories include:
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Young Sportsperson of the Year
  • Sports Administrator of the Year
  • Cultural Person of the Year
  • Young Cultural Person of the Year
If you know of a person or community group who make a difference to life in the Charters Towers Region, don't miss the opportunity to nominate them for an Australia Day Award.
Nominating is an easy process and can be completed in a few minutes. All nominees will be invited to attend the Charters Towers Regional Council Australia Day Awards, with the winners announced at the ceremony.
Nominations can be lodged online here or nomination forms are available at Council’s offices.
OGG 8 November 2019