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Australia Day

Australia Day Logo 2015

Australia Day Nominations

Balranald Shire will celebrate Australia day in Balranald Township commencing with breakfast followed by an address from the Australia Day Ambassador 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 25 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 have now opened for 2019.

Nominations must be in writing on the official Australia Day 2020 – Nomination Form for 2019 and submitted prior to FRIDAY 29TH NOVMEBER 2019

You can collect the Australia Day 2020 – Nomination Form for 2019 from the Council Office, Euston Post Office.

Nominations must be in writing on the official  form and submitted to the General Manager marked Confidential – Australia Day.   

Please return your completed  Australia Day 2020 – Nomination Form for 2019 to:

The General Manager
Balranald Shire Council
Post: PO Box 120, Balranald NSW 2715
Email: council@balranald.nsw.gov.au
In person: Council Office, 70 Market Street, Balranald

Who judges the Awards?

The Awards are judged by a selection panel made up of Elected Members and other community representatives.

When will the recipients be announced?

The Award recipients will be announced at the official Awards Ceremony taking place on Australia Day.

More information?

For more information about the Australia Day Awards contact the Balranald Shire on  03 5020 1300

Past awards ceremonies……

Balranald Shire Celebrates Australia Day 2019! – click here

Balranald Shire Celebrates Australia Day 2018! – click here

Balranald Shire Celebrates Australia Day 2017! – click here

Balranald Shire Celebrates Australia Day 2016! – click here