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The Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards

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Nominations are open now!

The Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and the City of Salisbury. The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given an outstanding service over a number of years, 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 well being of a community.

Categories

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 under 30 years of age on 26 January 2021.

Senior Citizen of the Year Award
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen 60 years or over on 26 January 2021.

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.

Award for Active Citizenship (open to all including non-Australian citizens)
This new Award would be for a person or group delivering outstanding work or for an event or cause staged in the community during the past year.

Salisbury Community Achievement Award (open to all Salisbury residents and ratepayers regardless of citizenship)
This new Award would be for a person or group delivering outstanding work or for an event or cause staged in the community during the past year. 

To nominate please complete the form below or click here to download a printable version.

Nominations close Friday 20 November 2020

Click here to view form.