The Dubbo Day Awards are presented annually in November to mark the anniversary of Dubbo's gazettal as a village on 23 November 1849.
Award recipients are selected from the Nominees by a Committee of community members and the Mayor. Committee members are all past recipients of the Dubbo Day Awards.
Nominations for the Tony McGrane Public Service Award are closed to the public, nominees are determined and awarded by the Committee.
A full list of award winners from 1981 to current can be found here.