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Congratulations to our Australia Day Award Recipients

On Tuesday 26 January 2021 Mayor Julie Arnold and Australia Day Ambassador, Mitch McPherson, presented the King Island Australia Day Awards.

King Islander of the Year – Shirley Stebbings, in recognition of her tireless volunteering with the CWA, King Island Dramatic Society and coordination of the King Island Community Car.

Young King Islander of the Year – Michael Laskey, for his photography of community events and the benefits this brings to our Island’s community and tourism industry, and his dedication to his family.

King Island Event of the Year – King Island Golf Open, accepted by President of the King Island Golf & Bowls Club, Peter Kempster, for pulling together an event as COVID restrictions began to ease which allowed King Islanders and Tasmanians to celebrate 50 years of this competition.

Congratulations to all recipients and thank you for your continuing efforts in our community.