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Australia Day Awards

Australia Day Awards

Our annual Australia Day Awards recognise the outstanding service of residents who have made a valuable contribution to our community.

2019 Australia Day Awards

Nominations someone you know for the City of Whittlesea 2019 Australia Day Awards. Nominations close Sunday 2 December.

Nominations are now being accepted for the following categories:

Citizen of the Year 

A person who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

Access and Inclusion Citizen of the Year

A person who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years by including others whose access to participation is restricted due to physical, social or other challenges. 

Senior Citizen of the Year

A person over the age of 60 who has made an outstanding contribution to the quality of life of citizens of that age group. 

Young Citizen of the Year

A person between the age of 12 to 25 who has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

 

To nominate, fill out the online form or send your completed nomination forms to  info@whittlesea.vic.gov.au or posted to 25 Ferres Boulevard South Morang VIC 3752.

2018 Australia Day recipients

We announced the recipients of the 2018 Australia Day Awards at our annual celebrations on Thursday 26 January.

2018 recipients

  • Citizen of the Year – Darren Peters
  • Young Citizen of the Year – Thomas Marcus
  • Senior Citizen of the Year – Margaret Jolly
  • Access and Inclusion Citizen of the Year – Kylie Carlson
  • Community Group of the Year - Wollert Fire Brigade

Learn more about the recipients.