Australia Day awards

The Australia Day Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of NSW and administered by local Councils.

The Awards promote and recognise outstanding examples of citizenship and achievement during the current year, and/or outstanding service over a number of years to a local community or over and above normal employment duties.

Council provides awards for outstanding citizens, sports persons and cultural person in the Local Government Area, as part of the national Australia Day Awards.

Submit your nominations here.

DUBBO

The Australia Day Award categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Young Sportsperson of the Year
  • Services to Sports Award
  • Cultural Person of the Year

For nomination details, including eligibility and selection criteria visit:

  • Dubbo Regional Council Civic Administration Building
  • Macquarie Regional Library
  • Western Plains Cultural Centre
  • Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre

Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards close 5.00pm Friday 8 December 2017.

The Awards will be presented at Council’s Australia Day celebrations in Victoria Park on Friday 26 January 2018. A barbecue breakfast will be served from 7.30 am and the Official Ceremony will start at 8.30 am – this includes the Mayoral address, Ambassador’s address, Citizenship Ceremony, presentation of the Australia Day awards and cutting Australia Day cake/media op for Ambassador and award winners. The DALC will be open from 11.00 am – 1.00 pm for free.

WELLINGTON

The Australia Day Award categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Community Service/Achievement Award

For nomination details, including eligibility and selection criteria visit Dubbo Regional Council Wellington Administration Building.

Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards close 5.00pm Friday 8 December 2017.

The Awards will be presented at Australia Day celebrations in Cameron Park on Friday 26 January 2018. A barbecue breakfast will be served from 9.00 am and the Official Ceremony will start at 10.00 am – this includes the Mayoral address, Ambassador’s address and presentation of the Australia Day awards. The Wellington Pool will be open from midday – 2.00 pm for free admission.

 

History of Award Winners

A full list of award winners from 1981 to current can be found List of Award Winners - Dubbo Awards (PDF 128KB)

 
 
 

Last Edited: 09 Nov 2017

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