Gladstone Regional Council hosts its annual Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony on the eve of Australia Day to recognise and reward members of the local community who have a consistent record of excellence, have made outstanding achievements in their field, and/or have contributed significantly to the growth and development of sport, community events, arts and cultural life in the region.
It is at the discretion of Council as to whether an award is presented in all categories.
Congratulations to Gladstone Regional Council's 2016 Australia Day Awards winners. These community heroes have achieved and contributed immensely to the Gladstone Region and we thank you for all that you do.
Citizen of the Year
Young Citizen of the Year
Arts & Culture Award
Senior Sportsperson Award
Young Sportsperson Award
Sports Official Award
Community Event or Initiative Award
State Emergency Service, Gladstone
Community Volunteer Award
Paul and Betty Smith