Nominate now for 2022 Lake Mac Award

Lake Macquarie City Council

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Help us celebrate the incredible people in our community and acknowledge the unsung heroes and high achievers who have made an outstanding contribution to our city.

The 2022 Lake Mac Awards recognise excellence and outstanding contribution in leadership, advocacy, innovation, bravery, skill or community spirit in volunteering, community contribution, sports, arts, creativity and environmental enhancement.

Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said the awards celebrate the people and groups that show that our city is made up of a creative, active and inclusive community.

“A Lake Mac Award is the highest honour we can give to people who live in Lake Macquarie.” Cr Fraser said.

“There are thousands of people in our city who inspire us through their achievements and contribution to life in Lake Mac.

“This year we have several new categories including the Lake Mac COVID-19 Hero to recognise these caring individuals and groups that have made a difference in Lake Macquarie during the pandemic.”

Nominations are now open in the following categories:

SPORTS

  • Lake Mac Young Sports Star – for outstanding performance in junior sports
  • Lake Mac Sports Star with Disability – for outstanding performance in sports for people with disability
  • Lake Mac Sports Star – for outstanding performance in sports
  • Lake Mac Sports Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to sporting life in Lake Macquarie

VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

  • Lake Mac Young Citizen of the Year – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution
  • Lake Mac Senior of the Year – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution
  • Lake Mac Ambassador – for outstanding demonstration of leadership skills, and community contribution
  • Lake Mac Volunteer of the Year – for outstanding community contribution
  • Lake Mac Community Group of the Year – for outstanding community contribution
  • Lake Mac COVID-19 Hero – for outstanding COVID-19 community contribution

ARTS AND CREATIVITY

  • Lake Mac Artist and Creator – for demonstrating excellence in the field of arts and creative production
  • Lake Mac Arts Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to the arts

ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT

  • Lake Mac Environmental Leader – for outstanding demonstration of leadership and contribution to the Lake Macquarie environment

Nominate a person, group or yourself online at lakemac.com.au/lakemacawards by 21 February 2022.

Nominees and the community will be invited to a special COVID safe event where the winners will be announced in April 2022.

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