Australia Day Awards

The Australia Day Awards is your chance to shine the spotlight on the Gympie region’s achievers; people who have enriched our region’s culture, excelled in sport and made positive improvements to our community. The awards are held on January 26 each year.

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Australia Day Awards

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2022 Award Categories

Each category awards a resident or group who has made a significant contribution to the community. The categories are:

Citizen of the Year Award

Open to all residents in the Gympie region who have made a significant contribution during the year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

Young Citizen of the Year Award

Open to all residents in the Gympie region (up to the age of 25 years) who have made a significant contribution during the year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years. No starting age.

Creative Award

Open to all residents in the Gympie region who have made a significant contribution to the cultural life of the local community or an outstanding achievement in cultural activity(ies). Open to all ages.

Sports Award

Open to all residents in the Gympie region who have made a significant record of achievement in sport. Open to all ages.

Community Group, Event or Organisation of the Year Award

Open to all community groups or organisations who have made a significant contribution during the year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years, or have staged the most outstanding event during 2021.

Submissions close at 5pm, Sunday 12 December, 2021.

More information

Phone 1300 307 800 or email council@gympie.qld.gov.au for more information about the 2022 Australia Day Awards.

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