Australia Day 2023

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Australia Day Award Nominations

Key Dates

Entries open - Tuesday 1 November 2022
Entries close - Friday 6 January 2023

  1. The nominated person must be an Australian citizen and have resided within the Cloncurry Shire Local Government Area during 2022 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 2023.

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 2023.

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 2022.

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 2022.

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 2023.

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 2023.

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 2022.

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 paper version 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: Thursday 26 January 2023
Where: Cloncurry Community Precinct
Time: 9:00am
Free BBQ breakfast to follow the ceremony. 
All welcome!
 

Australia Day Family Pool Party

When: Thursday 26 January 2023
Where: Cloncurry Swimming Pool
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
More information to come!
 

Australia Day Community Cricket Competition

When: Thursday 26 January 2023
Where: Recreation Grounds
Time: 3:00pm
More information to come!