Fraser Coast Australia Day Award nominations open

NOMINATIONS for Fraser Coast Australia Awards are now open.

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The awards offer Fraser Coast communities to recognise their unsung local heroes.

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Mayor George Seymour is urging people who know a fellow resident who has gone above and beyond to nominate them for a 2022 Australia Day Award.

“We all know someone who inspires us. Let’s give them the recognition and praise they deserve and nominate them for a 2022 Australia Day Award.

“It is their community spirit that makes the Fraser Coast such a great place to live, work and play.”

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All community champions will be celebrated on January 19. The 2022 Australia Day Awards presentation will be held at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre in Maryborough on Wednesday, January 26. 

“I urge everyone, individuals and members of service clubs, sporting clubs and schools to nominate their hard-working colleagues and mates whose efforts deserve to be recognised,” Cr Seymour said.

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Australia Day Award categories include:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year 
  • Young Sportsperson of the Year
  • Cultural Award of the Year
  • Young Cultural Award of the Year 
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • STEM Award of the Year 
  • Young STEM Award of the Year
  • Community Project of the Year
  • Community Group or Organisation of the Year.

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Nominations are open now and close on Monday, 13 December 2021.

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You can download the nominations forms, here.

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