Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 Australia Day awards are now open.

Please use the webform at the bottom of this page to make a nomination or click here to download the nomination form(PDF, 208KB) .  Please note: if you wish to nominate an exceptional individual in more than one award category you must fill in a separate form for each award.  

Applications close 5pm on Friday 8th January 2021  Nominations received after this date may not be eligible for an award.

  • Snowy Valleys Citizen of the Year Recognises individuals aged 30 and over who have made an outstanding contribution to the Snowy Valleys community over many years.
  • Snowy Valleys Young Citizen of the Year Recognises individuals aged 16-30 who have made an inspirational contribution to the Snowy Valleys community.
  • Snowy Valleys Service to the Community Recognises individuals or organisations who have made a noteworthy contribution to the Snowy Valleys community.
  • Snowy Valleys Sports Person of the Year Recognises individuals who have achieved sporting success representing their club or association at regional, state level or above.
  • Snowy Valleys Sports Team of the Year Recognises sporting groups who have achieved sporting success at a representative level for their club or association at regional, state level or above.
  • Snowy Valleys Environmental Champion of the Year Recognises individuals or organisations championing litter reduction and/or environmental initiatives in the Snowy Valleys community.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Individuals must be Australian citizens who live within the Snowy Valleys region.
  • Community groups or organisations must be based locally and primarily support the Snowy Valleys community.
  • Groups and individuals are not eligible for nomination if they:
    • have previously received the major award in the category nominated, unless a higher level of achievement has occurred
    • are a sitting state or federal politician, current vice-regal officer or was an Elected Member of Council before the merger
    • a member of the Snowy Valleys Council Australia Day Committee

Selection Criteria

The selection panel will assess your nominee in relation to

  • Demonstrated excellence in their field
  • Contribution to their community
  • Being an inspirational role model
  • Higher achievements if previously a major award winner

For more information contact Council’s Events Officer on 1300 ASK SVC or email [email protected]

2021 SVC Australia Day Awards Nomination Form

Please select the appropriate category for your nomination. * (required)





Nominee Details (the person you are nominating)
Nominator Details (your details)
Declaration
I hereby declare that the information contained in this nomination form for the Snowy Valleys Council Australia Day Awards, is to my knowledge, true and correct * (required)