Balranald Shire celebrates Australia day in both Balranald and Euston townships.
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 from community members 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 30 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 Form – Australia Day – or hard copies are available at Councils office.
If you know someone who makes your community a better place, nominate them for an Australia Day Award today.
Australia Day Nominations are now opened and the Nomination Form is now available.
Nominations must be in writing on the above form and submitted to the General Manager marked Confidential – Australia Day.
The General Manager
Balranald Shire Council
Post: PO Box 120, Balranald NSW 2715
In person: Council Office, 70 Market Street, Balranald
Who judges the Awards?
The Awards are judged by a selection panel made up of Executive of Chairs Advisory Committee.
When will the recipients be announced?
The Award recipients will be announced at the official Awards Ceremony on Australia Day.