The Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution to a local community over and above normal employment duties.
Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.
Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their important contribution.
The award categories are:
Citizen of the Year Award
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.
Young Citizen of the Year Award
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen aged over 16 years and under 30 years of age on January 26, 2020.
Community Event of the Year Award
This is presented to the person/group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the past year.
To nominate someone you know, visit the Citizen of the Year website
. Nominations must be received before Friday 15 November 2019.