Australia Day Nominations – Extended until Tuesday 4th January 2022
Balranald Shire will celebrate Australia day in Balranald Township commencing with breakfast followed by an address from the Australia Day Ambassador, Citizenship and Awards Ceremony from 8.00am
Following the Balranald ceremony, an Australia Day BBQ lunch followed by an address from the Australia Day Ambassador, Citizenships and Awards Ceremony will commence in Euston Township from 12.30pm.
As part of the Australia Day Festivities, Balranald Shire Council recognises the achievements of members of our community for their contributions during the previous year and calls for nominations. This is your chance to recognise the most deserving members of our community.
Council recognises its citizens through nominations in the following categories:
Citizen of the Year – Presented to the most outstanding Citizen
Young Citizen of the Year – Presented to the most outstanding Citizen aged under 30 years
Sportsperson of the Year – Presented for outstanding achievement in sport
Environmental Citizen of the Year – Presented for preserving the environment, innovative use of the Return and Earn Scheme to fund raise for a meaningful cause, or fostering partnerships that achieve litter reduction and recycling outcomes. Individuals and organisations including schools, local businesses and community groups are eligible.
Young Sportsperson of the Year- Presented for outstanding achievement in sport
Sporting Team of the Year – Presented for outstanding team achievement in sport
Special Achievement Award – (in any field of endeavour)
Community Event – Presented to the person or group who has staged an outstanding community event during the previous year
Nomination forms are available at Councils office or via email requests.
If you know someone who makes your community a better place, nominate them for an Australia Day Award today.
How do I make a nomination? – Nominations will open for 2021 outstanding achievements in October 2021
Nominations must be in writing on the official Australia Day 2022 – Nomination Form and submitted to Council by 3rd December 2021
You can collect the Australia Day 2022 – Nomination Form from the Council Office or Euston Post Office.
Nominations must be in writing on the official form and submitted to the General Manager marked Confidential – Australia Day.
The General Manager
Balranald Shire Council
Post: PO Box 120, Balranald NSW 2715
In person: Council Office, 70 Market Street, Balranald
Who judges the Awards?
The Awards are judged by a selection panel made up of Executive of Chairs Advisory Committee.
When will the recipients be announced?
The Award recipients will be announced at the official Awards Ceremony taking place on Australia Day.
For more information about the Australia Day Awards contact the Balranald Shire on 03 5020 1300