Australia Day Award Nominations
Nominations are now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted a nomination.
- 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.
The winner of this local award will also go into the running for the State award that includes $5,000 from Return and Earn towards their community initiative.
- Individuals must be Australian citizens who live within the Snowy Valleys region.
- Community groups or organisations must be based locally and primarily support the he 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
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
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 6 December 2019.
For more information contact Council’s Events Officer on 6941 2552 or email [email protected].