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Australia Day Awards

Nominations for 2018 Australia Day Awards are now open.

All nominees, and the person who nominated them, will be invited via a letter in December 2017 to attend the Awards Ceremony to be held at Ringwood Lake on Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2018.

At this Ceremony all nominees will be presented with a certificate by the Mayor and the awards recipients will be announced.

Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year

The awards for Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year recognise outstanding contributions to the Maroondah community by individuals. The contribution could be in the areas of sport; hobbies; at school, college or university; in business or trade; to the environment; personal achievement or voluntary work.

The person does not need to be a resident of Maroondah, but their contribution must be substantially to the community of Maroondah.

To be eligible for Young Citizen of the Year, the nominee must be over 16 years of age and under 26 years of age at the time the awards are presented.

Community Event of the Year

The award for Community Event of the Year recognises an event which best reflects the importance of strong community values and ties.

The event must have taken place in Maroondah in the year previous to the awards ceremony.

Groups may nominate their own event.

Nomination forms 2018

Apply online:

Alternatively, the nomination forms for each category are available in PDF or Word. Please send the completed forms to Council by Friday 17 November 2017 to:

 Citizen of the Year (PDF, 107 Kb)

 Citizen of the Year (Doc, 191 Kb)

 Young Citizen of the Year (PDF, 108 Kb)

 Young Citizen of the Year (Doc, 191 Kb)

 Community Event of the Year (PDF, 107 Kb)

 Community Event of the Year (Doc, 191) 


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