Nominate a regional resident for a Council 2019 Australia Day Award
Gladstone Regional Council is encouraging nominations of outstanding Gladstone Region residents, community events or initiatives for Council’s 2019 Australia Day Awards.
Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the awards recognised Gladstone Region residents for their remarkable achievements, leadership, skills and service to the community.
“Australia Day Awards are Council’s major civic function for the year with winners announced at a combined citizenship and awards presentation ceremony on the eve of Australia Day,” Councillor Burnett said.
“We have many talented and remarkable residents within the Gladstone Region and these awards provide an opportunity to show our community appreciation for their efforts.
“Eligible nominees and those who nominate them are specially invited to attend Council’s free Australia Day Awards presentation ceremony.”
Gladstone Regional Council's 2019 Australia Day Awards categories include:
• Citizen of the Year,
• Young Citizen of the Year,
• Arts & Culture Award,
• Senior Sportsperson Award,
• Young Sportsperson Award,
• Sports Official Award,
• Community Volunteer Award,
• Community Event or Initiative Award.
Residents can view award selection criteria and download or submit an online nomination form at www.gladstone.qld.gov.au/australia-day-awards
Nominations close at midnight on Sunday, November 4.