Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards 2020

Nominations have closed. 

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to making our City a better place to live, work or play? Shoalhaven City Council is seeking nominations for the 2020 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards.

The awards are held as part of the Australia Day Celebrations for 2020, organised by Shoalhaven City Council in conjunction with the Australia Day Council NSW.

The Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions to the local community during 2019.

Categories

There are eight categories, including:

  • Citizen Award - 25 years and older
  • Young Citizen Award - 24 years and younger
  • Sports Person Award - 19 years and older
  • Junior Sports Person Award - 18 years and younger
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Environment - This award is open to all ages and highlights nominees who have made an outstanding contribution to the environment within the Shoalhaven
  • Outstanding Emerging Artist - Open to artists of any age, practising any art form including writer, visual/digital artist, performer etc
  • Outstanding Contribution to Arts & Culture - Open to both artists and non-artists contributing to the arts in any capacity
  • Outstanding Contribution to an Inclusive Shoalhaven - All ages. This category acknowledges nominees who have made an outstanding contribution to making the Shoalhaven a more inclusive community for people of all abilities, ages and/or culture.

Nomination

Nominations closed at 5.00pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

The Awards Presentation

The Awards will be presented by Mayor Amanda Findley at the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards 2020 Presentation Cocktail Party and Citizenship Ceremony which will be held on Thursday, 23 January 2020 at the Ulladulla Civic Centre.

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to making our City a better place to live, work or play? Shoalhaven City Council is seeking nominations for the 2020 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards.

The awards are held as part of the Australia Day Celebrations for 2020, organised by Shoalhaven City Council in conjunction with the Australia Day Council NSW.

The Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions to the local community during 2019.

Categories

There are eight categories, including:

  • Citizen Award - 25 years and older
  • Young Citizen Award - 24 years and younger
  • Sports Person Award - 19 years and older
  • Junior Sports Person Award - 18 years and younger
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Environment - This award is open to all ages and highlights nominees who have made an outstanding contribution to the environment within the Shoalhaven
  • Outstanding Emerging Artist - Open to artists of any age, practising any art form including writer, visual/digital artist, performer etc
  • Outstanding Contribution to Arts & Culture - Open to both artists and non-artists contributing to the arts in any capacity
  • Outstanding Contribution to an Inclusive Shoalhaven - All ages. This category acknowledges nominees who have made an outstanding contribution to making the Shoalhaven a more inclusive community for people of all abilities, ages and/or culture.

Nomination

Nominations closed at 5.00pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

The Awards Presentation

The Awards will be presented by Mayor Amanda Findley at the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards 2020 Presentation Cocktail Party and Citizenship Ceremony which will be held on Thursday, 23 January 2020 at the Ulladulla Civic Centre.

  • CLOSED: Nominations have closed for 2019.

    Please note: this nomination form must be completed in one session as you cannot return to the form to add extra information once submitted. It is suggested that you type your answers in a word document and cut and paste into the online form as your responses will only be saved at the end when you submit the form. 

    Alternatively, you can download a hardcopy Nomination Form, print, complete and return to Council.

    Nominations must be received by 5.00 pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

    You may provide any information (maximum 10 pages) or

    Please note: this nomination form must be completed in one session as you cannot return to the form to add extra information once submitted. It is suggested that you type your answers in a word document and cut and paste into the online form as your responses will only be saved at the end when you submit the form. 

    Alternatively, you can download a hardcopy Nomination Form, print, complete and return to Council.

    Nominations must be received by 5.00 pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

    You may provide any information (maximum 10 pages) or other documentation that may support this nomination.

    Eligibility

    • Only individuals may be nominated. The nomination of a club or association or any other organisation will not be accepted.
    • Nominees are those that have made significant contributions to the city.
    • Persons who have previously been nominated but have not been awarded a Shoalhaven Medal or Australia Day Award in that category are eligible to be nominated again.
    • Individuals cannot nominate themselves.
    • Individuals, associations or clubs may nominate a Candidate.

    Assessment

    Nominees will be assessed on the basis of information provided in this nomination form and attachments. Nominators are asked to take care in completing this form and are encouraged to provide complete and accurate information about the nominee.

    Entries will be considered by the Judging Panel whose decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. The judging panel will be looking not only at the length or value of service but also the quality of the service, including individual acts of compassion, generosity, bravery, ingenuity, creativity or professional accomplishments. Should a nomination be received which is better suited to a different category, the Panel reserves the right to reassign the nomination to the more suitable category.

    Information to Include

    Please list specific details and examples. Generalised statements such as “the Nominee is community minded” or “the Nominee is willing to offer assistance whenever needed” may be true; however, they do not provide enough relevant information.

    Nominations have closed.