Australia Day Awards
Council’s annual Australia Day Awards recognise actions and abilities of groups and individuals that have enhanced the social connectivity of our community through personal contribution or through an event that has added value and enjoyment to the lives of others.
Please Note: Nominations close Friday 20 November.
Citizen of the Year
Nominee must be 27 years of age or older on January 26, 2021.
Recognising an inspirational role model who displays ongoing excellence while demonstrating leadership and involvement in outcomes that contribute to the furthering of the Bundaberg Region.
Young Citizen Award
Nominee must be 26 years of age or younger on January 26, 2021.
Recognising outstanding achievement by a young resident who displays ongoing excellence while demonstrating leadership and involvement in outcomes that contribute to the furthering of the Bundaberg Region.
Senior Citizen Award
Nominee must be 70 years of age or older on January 26, 2021.
Recognising the vital role our seniors continue to play in contributing to the broader community through their involvement, commitment and knowledge sharing.
Community Event of the Year Award
Nominated initiatives must have been held in the Bundaberg Region during the preceding 12 months (November to November)
Across the Bundaberg Region groups and individuals organise and present exceptional events. This award recognised the most outstanding community event of the year.
Judging process: Nominations will be reviewed by the appointed selection panel. The panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
How to nominate: You can complete the form online below, or you can download a PDF form for individuals here or a community group/event here. Supporting documentation that you feel will assist the judges in making their final decision may also be provided with your nomination form. You can request a nomination form be emailed to you at firstname.lastname@example.org or head to any Council Service Centre.