2021 Australia Day Awards

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The Australia Day Awards are a chance to celebrate our pure people power. They are a chance to honour those individuals, groups and organisations who have made a significant contribution to our social, civic, sporting and cultural life locally, nationally and internationally.

Nominations for those who truly embody Isaac’s mantra of pure people power are now open for the 2021 Isaac Region Australia Day Awards.

Residents are encouraged to nominate their community champion, the quiet go-getter or perhaps the humble hero by Sunday, 30 November 2020.

Click "continue reading" for terms of entry, otherwise complete the online nomination form.

The Australia Day Awards are a chance to celebrate our pure people power. They are a chance to honour those individuals, groups and organisations who have made a significant contribution to our social, civic, sporting and cultural life locally, nationally and internationally.

Nominations for those who truly embody Isaac’s mantra of pure people power are now open for the 2021 Isaac Region Australia Day Awards.

Residents are encouraged to nominate their community champion, the quiet go-getter or perhaps the humble hero by Sunday, 30 November 2020.

Click "continue reading" for terms of entry, otherwise complete the online nomination form.

2021 Regional Awards

Citizen of the Year (age 27+)

Aged 27 years or over as at 26 January 2021. Recognises outstanding members of the community for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input.

Young Citizen of the Year (aged 16-26)

Aged 16–26 years as at 26 January 2021. Recognises young citizens for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input.

Community Event of the Year

To be presented to the individual or group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the year. The event must have made a significant contribution to the Isaac Region’s community and could be staged physically or online.

Corporate Community Contribution of the Year

Recognises both large corporations operating in Isaac Region and/or small to medium enterprises (SMEs) for significant events and/or initiatives which better the community.


2021 Local Awards

Achievement Medallion

Recognises individuals or groups who demonstrate genuine passion, selflessness and undertake significant endeavours to better their community.

Culture/Arts Medallion

Recognises individuals or groups involved in the region’s rich cultural and arts community.

Sports Medallion

Recognises the committed sportsperson, coach, administrator, official, or organisation and club whose actions inspire and encourage others and enrich the community through sport.

Community Business Medallion

Recognises independent small to medium enterprises (SMEs) principally based in Isaac region which undertake significant endeavours to better their local community.


Nominations close 30 November 2020.


GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

  1. Council accepts all award nominations in good faith and in the genuine spirit of the Australia Day Awards, which is to recognise the achievements of community members and organisations.
  2. Individual nominees must be an Australian Citizen and resident of the Isaac Regional Council Local Government Area at the time of nomination.
  3. Nominees can be nominated for both a regional-level award and one local award category on the same nomination form (where applicable).
  4. Nominations will not be accepted if the individual or group received an award the previous year.
  5. All nominations must have one nominator and one referee and include a summary of at least 100 words (dot points are acceptable) about the nominee.
  6. Citizen of the Year nominees must be aged 27 years or older as at 26 January of the following year.
  7. Young Citizen of the Year nominees must be aged 16–26 years as at 26 January of the following year.
  8. Nominees aged under 18 as at 26 January of the following year will require consent of a parent or guardian to be considered.
  9. Where Council believes there is a question over the validity of the nomination, it may elect to contact the nominator, referee or nominee directly for clarification.
  10. Council maintains the right to exclude any nomination it considers would diminish the integrity of Council and/or the awards without recourse, which includes a criminal history involving conviction for any indictable offence.
  11. Council may consider nominations under an alternate award category should it deem there is merit.
  12. Council reserves the right to vary the terms and conditions of the awards program at any time at its absolute discretion.
  • Read the conditions of entry and category details on Speak Up Isaac before completing this form. 

    Candidates can be nominated in one regional and one local award category. Please tick as applicable.

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