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The Blayney Shire Australia Day Awards recognise outstanding achievement and excellence in the local community, and highlights the importance of service to the Australian nation.

Being nominated for an Australia Day Award is a great honour, and is therefore a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to someone who makes you proud to be an Australian.

Nominations are now open and close on Monday the 15th of November 2021. You can nominate someone by filling in this form.

Award Categories

 

Citizen of the Year

A person who, in their vocational, voluntary or other activities, provided meritorious and noteworthy contribution to the Blayney Shire.

Young Citizen of the Year

A person under the age of 25 who, in their vocational, voluntary or other activities, provided meritorious service to the community.

Volunteer of the Year

A person who, in their voluntary activities has provided meritorious service to an organisation and or fundraising cause.

Blayney Shire Appreciation Award

A person who has made an influential or valuable contribution the community.

Community Event of the Year

A local organisation that has staged the most outstanding community event during the year.

Criteria For Nomination

• Contribution to the community of Blayney Town and/or Villages

• Demonstrated excellence in their field

• An inspirational role model

• Personal, academic and professional achievements

• Sporting achievement

• Contribution to Indigenous community

• Contribution to local employment

• Contribution to education

• Contribution to the local environment

• Community service

• Involvement with charities and fundraising

• Volunteering

• Awards and nominations received

• Special achievements

Eligibility

• Nominees must be a resident of the Blayney Shire Local Government Area and contributed significantly to the local community

• Awards will not be granted posthumously

• Sitting local, state and federal politicians are not eligible to receive an award

• No weight is given to the number of times a person is nominated

• All individual nominees will be considered for the Citizen of the Year

All individual nominees will be considered for the Citizen of the Year

 

 

Nomination Form

 

Last modified: 19 Oct 2021

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