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Australia Day Award Nominations

Key Dates

Entries open - Friday 10 December 2021
Entries close - Extended to Friday 14 January 2022

  1. The nominated person must be an Australian citizen and have resided within the Cloncurry Shire Local Government area during 2021 and at the time of nomination.
  2. Self nominations will not be accepted.
  3. Nominators must be 18 years of age or older.
  4. Up to 5 pieces of supporting documentation such as citations, media clippings or photographs may be attached to the nomination.
  5. Nominations will be reviewed by the appointed judging panel. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Citizen of the Year
This award recognises a person that has made an outstanding contribution to the community or has been an inspirational role model for the community. Nominees must be 25 years of age or over as of 26 January 2022.

Young Citizen of the Year
This award is presented to a person that has made a noteworthy contribution and/or given outstanding service to the local community. Must be younger than 25 years of age as of 26 January 2022.

Community Volunteer of the Year
This award is presented to a person that has made a significant contribution in a voluntary capacity during the calendar year of 2021.

Community Event of the Year
This award is presented to a person or group that has staged the most outstanding community event during the calendar year of 2021.

Senior Sports Award
This award is presented to individuals or teams who have made a noteworthy record of achievement in sport within the community. Nominees must be 18 years of age or older as of 26 January 2022.

Dave Watt Memorial Junior Sport Award
This award is presented to individuals or teams who have made a noteworthy record of achievement in sport within the community. Nominees must be 17 years of age or younger as of 26 January 2022.

Arts and Culture Award
This award is presented to a person that has made a noteworthy contribution to the arts & cultural life of the community or an outstanding achievement in an arts & cultural activity.

Achievement Award
This award is presented to a person that has made a significant contribution to the local community or exceptional achievement in a chosen field.

Community Organisation Award
This award is presented to a community organisation that has made a significant contribution to the Cloncurry Shire during the calendar year of 2021.

Southern Gulf NRM Sarus Crane Award
This award is presented to an individual or group for their contributions to the sustainable future of the Southern Gulf region. The award recognises significant contributions towards land and water management, conservation and cultural preservation.

For general enquires or a paper registration form, please contact Council's Community Activities Officer, Celene Franklin on 07 4742 4100 or council@cloncurry.qld.gov.au

A hard copy of the Australia Day Awards Nomination form can be found HERE

Cloncurry Australia Day is assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.

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Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Citizenship & Award Ceremony

When: Wednesday 26 January 2022
Where: Cloncurry Community Precinct
Time: 9:00am
More information coming soon!
 

Australia Day Community Cricket Competition

When: Wednesday 26 January 2022
Where: Recreation Grounds
Time: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
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