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Australia Day Awards 2019

Each year, residents of Holdfast Bay, local community organisations, groups, sporting clubs and schools are invited to submit nominations for the Holdfast Bay Citizen, Young Citizen and Community Event of the Year Awards.

Do you know someone who makes your community a better place?

The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or give an outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community over and above normal employment duties. The Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and administered by local councils.

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.

Citizen of the Year Award

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen, and has to have made a significant contribution during the previous year, or given outstanding service to the Holdfast Bay community over a number of years.

Young Citizen of the Year Award

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen, at least 16 years of age and must be 30 years of age or less (on 26 January 2019), have made a significant contribution during the previous year, or given outstanding service to the Holdfast Bay community over a number of years.

Event of the Year Award

The Community Event of the Year Award is presented to the person or group who has staged the most outstanding or beneficial local community event during the past year.

These Awards will be presented to the recipients at a public ceremony held on Australia Day at Glenelg.

Nominate Online Now: www.citizenoftheyear.com.au
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 16 November 2018.