Australia Day Award Nominations 2024
The Cloncurry Shire Council Australia Day Awards celebrate the hard work and commitment of individuals and community groups throughout the Shire. The awards provide an opportunity to nominate, publicly recognise and celebrate those who have gone above and beyond in our community. The Cloncurry Australia Day Citizenship & Awards Ceremony will be on Friday, 26 January 2024.
Read the conditions of entry and award category details, and select a category for nomination.
If you cannot nominate via the online form, please download a printable form here. Drop this nomination form off at the Council Administration Office or email email@example.com.
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 2024.
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 2024.
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 2023.
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 2023.
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 2024.
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 2024.
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.
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 2023.
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 more information, visit Southern Gulf NRM's website (https://www.southerngulf.com.au/?our-work=the-sarus-crane-awards/)
Conditions of Entry
- The nominated person must be an Australian citizen and have resided within the Cloncurry Shire Local Government Area during 2023 andat the time of nomination.
- Self nominations will not be accepted.
- Nominators must be 18 years of age or older.
- Up to 5 pieces of supporting documentation such as citations, media clippings or photographs may be attached to the nomination.
- Nominations will be reviewed by the appointed judging panel. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Information Privacy Act 2009. Cloncurry Shire Council is collecting the personal information you provide on this form for the purpose of processing this application. This information will only be used by authorised Council Officers and a panel of judges selected by Council to assess the Australia Day Award nominations. Information on award winners will be published on Council's website and released to the media. This information will not be disclosed to any other third party without your consent unless required or authorised by law.
Australia Day Celebrations 2024
Information to come about the Australia Day Citizenship & Award Ceremony and other community Australia Day events. Keep an eye on this webpage and Council's Facebook page for all community Australia Day activities.
Cloncurry Australia Day is assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.