Time to get your Fraser Coast Australia Day Awards nominations in

TIME is running out to make nominations for the 2022 Fraser Coast Australia Day Awards.

Fraser Coast Mayor George Seymour (far left) and Deputy Mayor Darren Everard (far right) congratulate the 2021 winners of the Fraser Coast Australia Day Awards. PHOTO: Supplied.

Nominations close on Monday, 13 December.

The awards are an opportunity to recognise the community’s unsung heroes.

Mayor George Seymour is urging local residents to nominate someone who has gone above and beyond for the community.

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“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,” Cr Seymour said.

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

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Winners we be celebrated on 19 January, with the 2022 Australia Day Awards presentation being held at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre in Maryborough on Wednesday, 26 January 2022.

“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

If you want to put someone’s name forward for the awards, you can download the required forms from The Fraser Coast Regional Council’s website.

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