Australia Day 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

Last Edited: 29 Jan 2019

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