Byron Shire Council's 2021 Australia Day Awards nominations are now open!
The Australia Day Awards recognise the achievements of individuals who inspire us through their accomplishments in service to our community. Let’s pay tribute to those who challenge us to make our own contribution to a better Australia.
Do you know someone who deserves recognition? The nominated person could be from your school or sporting group, your neighbour, a carer or someone in your church.
This year Council will present awards in eight categories
Citizen of the Year (no age limit)
Young Citizen of the Year (up to 25 years as at 26 Jan 2021)
Senior Citizen of the Year (over 60 years as at 26 Jan 2021)
Sports Person of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Creative Artist of the Year
Environmental Project of the Year
Community Event of the Year
Persons may be nominated by individuals, community groups or organisations.
Nominations close: Friday 4 December, 4pm.
To nominate someone great, please complete the online form below.
Click here to view form.