Celebrate Ballarat’s outstanding achievers – nominate them for the 2020 City of Ballarat Australia Day Awards.
Do you know a community-minded person, an outstanding young person, or a fantastic community activity you would like officially recognised for its positive contribution to the Ballarat community?
Nominations for the Awards are now open and will close on Friday 1 November 2019.
The prestigious annual Australia Day Awards are now open in three categories:
Ballarat Citizen of the Year
Ballarat Young Citizen of the Year
Community Activity of the Year.
Nominees for the Citizen of the Year must be 25 years or older on 26 January 2020, while nominees for the Young Citizen of the Year must be under 25 years of age on 26 January 2020.
The Community Activity of the Year Award is presented to the group or person who has staged the most outstanding community activity, either small or large, between 30 October 2018 and 29 October 2019.
The Australia Day Awards, provided by the Australia Day Committee (Victoria), are administered by Local Government Authorities throughout Australia, on behalf of each council.
The Awards will be presented at an official presentation and citizenship ceremony on Australia Day 2020.