Nominations have opened for the 2023 Narrandera Shire Australia Day Awards.
We want to recognise the outstanding contributions by individuals and groups to the local community. We need your nominations to let us know of those people you feel are deserving of these awards.
The categories for the 2023 Australia Day Awards are:
- Citizen of the Year
- Young Citizen of the Year
- Senior Citizen of the Year
- Organisation of the Year
There is also a new and exciting addition to the categories:
- Environmental Australia Day Award – Individual or Organisation
The awards will be presented at the Australia Day celebrations which will be held at Lake Talbot Swimming Complex on Thursday 26 January 2023. Multiple nominations are encouraged, and people can be nominated in more than one category should they meet the criteria. Those who have been nominated in past years are eligible to be nominated for this year’s awards program.
The Citizen of the Year award is to recognise notable service to Narrandera Shire over several years. This may include actions of compassion, generosity, voluntary service and bravery.
The Young Citizen of the Year award is to recognise notable service to Narrandera Shire during the preceding year, for those aged 16-24 years.
The Senior Citizen of the Year award is for notable service to the community over several years. A nomination for this category will not prevent consideration for the Citizen of the Year nomination.
The Organisation of the Year award recognises outstanding service and/or achievement by an organisation (business group, club, or committee) to Narrandera Shire in the preceding year.
Environmental Australia Day Award – Individual or Organisation of the Year is for outstanding service/achievement for environmental initiatives for individual or organisation within Narrandera Shire.
The Narrandera Shire Australia Day Planning Committee encourages all residents of the Narrandera Shire to submit nominations for this year’s Australia Day awards. All nominees are advised that they have been nominated. While the number of award recipients is limited, certificates are given to all who are nominated.
Award guidelines and nomination forms are available from the Narrandera Visitor Information Centre or can be downloaded from narrandera.nsw.gov.au . It is a simple process so do not leave it to someone else. Get your nominations in this year!
Nominations close 4pm Friday 18 November 2022 and should be marked “Confidential” and addressed C/- Events and Visitor Services Team Leader, Narrandera Shire Council, 141 East Street, NARRANDERA NSW 2700 or can be emailed to [email protected]