Australia Day Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Australia Day Awards must be received by Council by 4.30pm on Tuesday, 13 December 2022

The aim of these awards is to honour, on Australia Day, the voluntary achievements of fellow citizens, community groups and community events by recognising their outstanding contribution to our community through community or service work, or through individual dedication and contribution to a particular group or the whole community, during any period of time. 

The Award categories for the 2023 Australia Day ceremony are: 

Citizen of the Year

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition, Glen Innes Severn Council ‘Citizen of the Year’ Perpetual Shield (which is kept on display at Council). 

Citizen of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 201KB)

Young Citizen of the Year:

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition, Glen Innes Severn Council ‘Young Citizen of the Year’ Perpetual Shield (which is kept on display at Council). 

Young Citizen of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 197KB)

Community Event of the Year:

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition. 

Community Event of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 201KB)

Voluntary Community Organisation of the Year:

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition. 

Voluntary Community Organisation of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 197KB)

Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition. 

Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 197KB)

Environmental Citizen of the Year: 

 The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition. 

Environmental Citizen of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 197KB)

Young Environmental Citizen of the Year (school aged)

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition.

Young Environmental Citizen of the Year (school aged) Nomination Form(PDF, 198KB)

Senior Sportsperson of the Year (Senior Sportsperson and Contribution to Sport):

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition.

Senior Sportsperson of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 196KB)

Individual Junior Sportsperson of the Year (15 and under as at 26/1/2023):

The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition.

Individual Junior Sportsperson of the Year Nomination Form(PDF, 197KB)