Australia Day 2017 Awards – Nominations are now open

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Australia Day 2017 Awards – Nominations are now open

Posted on: 18.10.2016

Wollondilly Shire Council is accepting nominations for the upcoming 2017 Australia Day Awards.

Residents can nominate fellow citizens in 1 of 5 categories and nominations can include active community members, local sporting leaders or volunteers.

All nominees must either live in Wollondilly or volunteer in Wollondilly and all nominations must be received by 4pm Friday 18 November 2016.

Categories for the 2017 Awards include:

  • Citizen of the Year,
  • Young Citizen of the Year,
  • Achiever of the Year,
  • Sportsperson of the Year,
  • Local Hero

The winners will be announced at Council’s Australia Day celebrations at the Picton Botanic Gardens on Thursday 26 January 2017. It is a great morning full of free family activities and entertainment. The Australia Day program will be available in the coming months and gives a detailed description of all the activities planned for the Day.

For further information about the Australia Day Awards, or to nominate someone contact Council’s Community Projects and Events Team on P: 4677 1100 or visit the Australia Day section on Council’s website.