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Ararat Rural City Australia Day Awards 2023

Nominations now open!

Each year Ararat Rural City Council presents awards to local citizens and community groups that have made an outstanding contribution to the community. The awards not only recognise the contribution within the community but the ongoing commitment undertaken by all individuals for the benefit of the community.

It is an opportunity to honour individuals or groups who continued to make a difference to the Ararat Rural City community in the past year.

The 2023 Australia Day Awards will be presented at the annual Australia Day celebration on 26th January 2023 at Alexandra Oval Community Centre, Waratah Avenue, Ararat. More details on this event will be released closer to the date.

The four awards presented will be Citizen of the Year 2022, Community Project of the Year 2022, Young Citizen of the Year 2022, and Volunteer of the Year 2022

Nomination forms must be returned by 5pm Wednesday 18 January 2023.

For further information contact Executive Assistant, Josie Frawley on 5355 0271 or email jfrawley@ararat.vic.gov.au
 


 

Eligibility Criteria

Citizen of the Year: An individual who is an Australian Citizen and either resides or works in the Ararat Rural City, who has either made an outstanding contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the community of the Ararat Rural City over a number of years.

Community Project of the Year: An individual/group or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution in bringing the whole community together.

Young Citizen of the Year: A young individual who is an Australian Citizen and either resides or works in the Ararat Rural City, who has either made an outstanding contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the community of the Ararat Rural City over a number of years.

Volunteer of the Year: An individual/group or organisation that has devoted their time and effort into assisting the community where they can. They inspire the community as a role model and have a high level of voluntary contribution beyond paid employment.

Know of a deserving winner?

Submit a nomination for any of the four awards.

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