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2019 Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations are open for King Island’s 2019 Australia Day awards in the following categories:

Citizen of the Year
Young Citizen of the Year
Community Event of the Year

These Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of Tasmania, and administered by local Councils.

The Awards recognise and reward individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or give an outstanding service over a number of years to the community, over and above normal employment duties.

Outstanding contributions and community service includes areas such as: education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and well being of a community.

All residents of the King Island Municipal Area are eligible and nominations of non-residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the community will also be considered.

The selection panel for the awards comprises the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors. The Awards will be presented at Council’s Australia Day Celebrations, with details of this event to be announced in the coming weeks.

Call in and see one of our friendly Customer Service Staff to collect a hard copy or download a nomination form.