Australia Day Awards

Each year the Australia Day Committee calls for nominations for the Citizen of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year awards, to be announced at the Civic Ceremony on Australia Day.

The objective of the awards is to recognise outstanding personal achievement or outstanding contribution to the community during the previous year. All residents of the Singleton Council local government area are eligible to nominate.

The awards are presented in the following categories.

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

This Award is presented to the citizen judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the Singleton Local Government Area including but not limited to the year of nomination,  and must be 26 years or older.

Nominations need to demonstrate some or all of the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the betterment of the community
  • Is law abiding 
  • Undertakes activities, which have had a significant impact within the community
  • Provides a positive role model for others
  • Takes the lead and shows vision
  • Undertakes activities that promote the welfare and wellbeing of the community
  •  Contributions made by nominees, have either been done on voluntary basis or exceed the normal requirements of the person’s paid work

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This Award is presented to the young achiever judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the Singleton Local Government Area including but not limited to 2018 and must be 16 years to 26 years of age on 26 January 2019. 

Nomination for this Award is open to all residents of the Singleton Local Government Area and they must be 16 to 26 years of age to be
considered for the award.

Nominations need to demonstrate some or all of the following criteria:

  • Participates in the community
  • Active in youth issues
  • Is caring, compassionate and sharing
  • Shows vision
  • Takes the lead
  • Positive role model to peers
  • Accepts responsibility for self and others
  • Showed outstanding achievement in eg: academic, sporting, cultural, environment or civic responsibility

2020 AWARDS - NOMINATE NOW

Nominations are now open for the 2020 awards.

Click here to access the nomination form.  

When you have completed the form, you can submit it to Council via:

Email - attached to an email and send to council@singleton.nsw.gov.au

Post 

The Secretary
Singleton Australia Day Committee
PO Box 314, Singleton NSW 2330

Please mark your nomination “Private and Confidential”

Nominations close at 4pm on Friday 29 November 2019.