AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS - CENTRAL HIGHLANDS REGIONAL COUNCIL

Nominations for the 2021 awards open from 1 August to 31 October 2020. Each year, people in the Central Highlands recognise the achievements and contributions of individuals and organisations in six categories and the four community areas of:

  • East: Blackwater/ Dingo/ Duaringa/ Bluff/ Bauhinia and surrounds
  • North: Capella/ Tieri and surrounds
  • Central: Emerald/ Comet/ Gemfields / Gindie and surrounds
  • South: Rolleston/ Springsure/ Arcadia Valley and surrounds

Award categories include:

Citizen of the Year

The Citizen of the Year Award recognises those aged 26 years and above who have made a significant contribution to their community.

Young Citizen of the Year

The Young Citizen of the Year Award recognises those aged 25 years and under who have made a significant contribution to their community.

Cultural Award (Individual or group)

The Cultural Award recognises individuals or groups that have made a significant contribution to the arts and culture in their community.

Senior Sportsperson/ Administrator of the Year

The Senior Sportsperson/ Administrator of the Year Award recognises individuals aged 18 and over who have an outstanding record of achievement in their sport or have made a significant contribution as a coach, official or administrator.

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

The Junior Sportsperson of the Year Award recognises individuals aged 17 and under who have an outstanding record of achievement in their sport or have made a significant contribution as a coach, official or administrator.

Community Event of the Year

The Community Event of the Year Award recognises a community event held in the Central Highlands Regional Council area that has made a significant contribution to the community profile economically, culturally and socially.

To nominate, visit http://www.centralhighlands.qld.gov.au/about-central-highlands/whats-on/australia-day-in-the-central-highlands/.