Australia Day 2019 Award Winners
Seventeen deserving residents of Dubbo and Wellington have been recognised for their contribution to their community at Australia Day celebrations.The festivities started at Dubbo on Saturday morning with community and sporting achievement awards handed out at Victoria Park, before Wellington residents gathered at Cameron Park to see local heroes honoured.
The following recipients were presented with awards:
Citizen of the Year George Chapman
Senior Citizen of the Year Sue Hill
Young Citizen of the Year Jade Bunt
Sportsperson of the Year Nicole Grose
Young Sportsperson of the Year Daniel Barber
Services to Sports Award Vaughn Eather
Cultural Person of the Year Raelene Burn
Citizen of the Year Tyrone Kiernan
Senior Citizen of the Year Bill Redfern
Young Citizen of the Year Geena Purcell
Sportsperson of the Year Justin Toomey White
Junior Sportsperson of the Year Bianca-Leigh Douglas
Community Event of the Year Fong Lees Lane
Community Service/Achievement Awards
- Scott Pettett
- Naomi Jeffery
- Erica Baigent
- Bev Hutchison
- Lisa Thomas
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields congratulated all of the recipients on their awards.
“From our Citizen of the Year through to our Sportsperson of the Year, these awards are a fantastic reminder of the incredible talent we have in our region,” Councillor Shields said.
“They have all made a fantastic contribution and it is a privilege to be able to recognise their contribution.
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields Phone 0418 639 053
Last Edited: 26 Jan 2019