Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards 2023

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Nominations for the 2023 Australia Day Awards are now closed.

The awards are about celebrating local people and the different ways they contribute to our community and are part of the Australia Day Celebrations for 2023, organised by Shoalhaven City Council, in conjunction with the Australia Day Council NSW.

Categories

There are eight award categories, including:

  • Citizen Award - 25 years and over
  • Young Citizen Award - 24 years and younger
  • Sports Person - 19 years and over
  • Junior Sports Person - 18 years and younger
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Environment - 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 writers, visual/digital artists and performers etc.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Arts and Culture - Open to both artists and non-artists contributing to the arts in any capacity
  • Outstanding Contribution to an Inclusive Shoalhaven - 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.

The Awards Presentation

The Awards was presented by the Mayor of Shoalhaven City Council, at the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards on Tuesday 24 January 2023.

Nominations for the 2023 Australia Day Awards are now closed.

The awards are about celebrating local people and the different ways they contribute to our community and are part of the Australia Day Celebrations for 2023, organised by Shoalhaven City Council, in conjunction with the Australia Day Council NSW.

Categories

There are eight award categories, including:

  • Citizen Award - 25 years and over
  • Young Citizen Award - 24 years and younger
  • Sports Person - 19 years and over
  • Junior Sports Person - 18 years and younger
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Environment - 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 writers, visual/digital artists and performers etc.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Arts and Culture - Open to both artists and non-artists contributing to the arts in any capacity
  • Outstanding Contribution to an Inclusive Shoalhaven - 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.

The Awards Presentation

The Awards was presented by the Mayor of Shoalhaven City Council, at the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards on Tuesday 24 January 2023.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    How to Enter

    Complete the Online Nomination Form below.
    Alternatively, you can Download the Nomination Form and return via email to council@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au, or mail to: Governance Unit, Shoalhaven City Council, PO Box 42, Nowra NSW 2541

    Nominations must be received by 5.00pm Friday, 25 November 2022.

    Eligibility

    Ensure your nomination meets the following criteria before starting your application:

    • You are nominating someone other than yourself.
    • You are nominating an individual – clubs, associations and organisations cannot be nominated.
    • The person you are nominating is a resident of the Shoalhaven.
    • The person you are nominating has not received an Australia Day award previously.

    Tips for a successful online submission:
    Before you start completing the online form, please familiarise yourself with the information that is required.
    Once you start to complete the online form, you cannot save it and return to it later. We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. Word) then copy your answers into the online form when you're ready. 
    You can complete the form multiple times to nominate more than one person for an Award.

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