Citizen of the Year

Australia Day Citizen of the Year Nominations


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Each year Council invites community members to submit nominations on behalf of individuals and groups who have provided significant contribution to our community by way of services, projects, programs or events. Although there is no limit to the number of additional awards that can be presented each year (at the discretion of the Council’s Selection Committee or the Mayor), the following four awards are offered in the Berri Barmera District:

  1. Citizen of the Year Award (for a person of any age);
  2. Young Citizen Award (for a person under 30* years of age);
  3. Community Event of the Year Award (Presented to the person or group who has staged the most outstanding or beneficial community event during the year); and
  4. Building  a Better Community Award (a Berri Barmera Council award to support groups and projects that are not eligible for awards 1-3);

* As per Australia Day Awards Criteria


Nominations are now open for 2018. 

Please complete the Nomination Form and return to us by 17 November 2017.