Australia Day Awards nominations open

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Nominations are now open for the 2021 Australia Day Awards.

Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram said the awards are an opportunity to recognise individuals and groups across the Hilltops Region who help, organise, give or campaign for the benefit of others. “It’s important to acknowledge and thank these special people and the Australia Day Awards are a great way to do this.”

“The awards also inspire others to become involved and continue building on the work already being carried out by these generous people who give their time and effort so selflessly to the community. This is a great opportunity to provide formal recognition to residents who have demonstrated an outstanding community service and a contribution to the progress and growth of our area,” Mayor Ingram shared.

In Boorowa, there are 5 awards categories open.

  • Sports Awards (Committee)
  • Community Awards (Committee)
  • Lions/Apex Citizen of the Year
  • Rotary Young Achiever of the Year
  • Landcare Awards

Contact the relevant organization or Australia Day committee directly to nominate. Nominations for the Boorowa awards close on Tuesday the 1st of December.

In Harden, which includes Harden Murrumburrah, Wombat, Galong and Jugiong, there are also 5 awards categories open.

  • Junior Citizen of the Year
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Community Involvement in Sport
  • Towncare Award

Nomination forms are available from Lorraine at Whichcraft Cottage in Murrumburrah. Nominations need to be in writing with a short resume about the nominee. Nominations for the Harden awards close on Thursday the 24th of December.

In Young, which includes Young, Koorawatha, Bribbaree, Monteagle, Milvale, Murringo, Bendick Murrell and Maimuru, there are 3 awards categories open.

  • Junior Citizen of the Year
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Business of the Year

Nomination forms are available at the Hilltops Council website at http://www.hilltops.nsw.gov.au/LifeStyle/Events-Tourism/Australia-Day.aspx Nominations for the Young awards close on Friday the 18th of December.

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