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Australia Day Awards


Tenterfield Shire Council is calling for nominations for the local awards as a focal point for Australia Day celebrations to be held on Wednesday, 26 January 2022.

Selection of the award winners for each of the following categories will be made on the basis of service to the local community, emergency services and/or sports in any field and all residents of the Shire are eligible to nominate, or be nominated, for selection:

Citizen of the Year

Young Citizen of the Year

Sportsperson of the Year

Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year or Group

Community Event of the Year

All nominations should be marked “Confidential” for the Chief Executive and endorsed ‘Nomination for Citizen Award’, ‘Nomination for Sports Award’, ‘Nomination for Emergency Services Volunteer or Group Award’ or ‘Community Event Award’ and should reach Council’s office by COB on Friday, 10 December 2021.

Nomination forms are available from Council’s Administration Building or online below.