Australia Day 2018

Help uncover our unsung heroes.

It could be a family member, friend or even a neighbour. Community heroes are everywhere, but sometimes they go unnoticed. This Australia Day, let's recognise and celebrate their outstanding contributions and give them the public pat on the back they deserve.

We're now taking nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards, so you can do just that.

There are four categories available:

  1. Australia Day Citizen of the Year: Individual aged 25 years and over on Friday, 26 January 2018.
  2. Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year: Aged under 25 years on Friday, 26 January 2018.
  3. Community Event of the Year: Eligible for any community group or individual who organised and ran a community event during 2017 that has encouraged community participation and social cohesion.
  4. Access and Inclusion Champion Award: This award recognises people with or without a disability working in a voluntary capacity to improve access and inclusion for people with disability within the Mitchell Shire.

Nominations can be made via the online form below.

Alternatively, you can download a hard copy form below and return it via email to governance@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au, drop it in to a customer and library service centre or send it via mail to Mitchell Shire Council - Governance, Reply Paid 70358, Broadford VIC 3658. Hard copy nomination forms are also available at our customer and library service centres or by calling 5734 6200.

Help uncover our unsung heroes.

It could be a family member, friend or even a neighbour. Community heroes are everywhere, but sometimes they go unnoticed. This Australia Day, let's recognise and celebrate their outstanding contributions and give them the public pat on the back they deserve.

We're now taking nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards, so you can do just that.

There are four categories available:

  1. Australia Day Citizen of the Year: Individual aged 25 years and over on Friday, 26 January 2018.
  2. Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year: Aged under 25 years on Friday, 26 January 2018.
  3. Community Event of the Year: Eligible for any community group or individual who organised and ran a community event during 2017 that has encouraged community participation and social cohesion.
  4. Access and Inclusion Champion Award: This award recognises people with or without a disability working in a voluntary capacity to improve access and inclusion for people with disability within the Mitchell Shire.

Nominations can be made via the online form below.

Alternatively, you can download a hard copy form below and return it via email to governance@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au, drop it in to a customer and library service centre or send it via mail to Mitchell Shire Council - Governance, Reply Paid 70358, Broadford VIC 3658. Hard copy nomination forms are also available at our customer and library service centres or by calling 5734 6200.

  • Nominate an unsung hero for an Australia Day Award

    Thanks for choosing to nominate someone for an Australia Day Award. All you need to do is select the category you'd like to nominate them for and complete the form below. The categories available are:

    - Citizen of the Year

    - Young Citizen of the Year

    - Community Event of the Year

    - Access and Inclusion Champion Award

    You can find out more about each of the categories by downloading the Selection Criteria from our documents section. 

    Remember, nominations close at 8.30am on Monday 27 November, so nominate now, and help us uncover our unsung heroes. 


    Thanks for choosing to nominate someone for an Australia Day Award. All you need to do is select the category you'd like to nominate them for and complete the form below. The categories available are:

    - Citizen of the Year

    - Young Citizen of the Year

    - Community Event of the Year

    - Access and Inclusion Champion Award

    You can find out more about each of the categories by downloading the Selection Criteria from our documents section. 

    Remember, nominations close at 8.30am on Monday 27 November, so nominate now, and help us uncover our unsung heroes. 


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