Australia Day Awards 2017
The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.
Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.
Australia Day WA and participating Local Councils call for nominations from community groups and individuals. Nominations are submitted to Australia Day WA online via this website or using the form provided by your local participating Council. Please go to the nominations page and select York from the drop-down menu.
All nominations received before the close-off date are provided to the relevant local Council for consideration and selection.
At the participating council’s discretion a committee, comprised of people from community organisations and citizens, will be appointed to manage the process as well as encourage and promote nominations. The committee of your local council may also make nominations based on local knowledge and experience.
- Nominations open on 19 September and close on 31 October 2016.
- Nominations received after the closing date will be ineligible for this year’s awards.
The Awards will be presented at the Shire of York Australia Day celebrations to be held on Australia Day, Thursday, 26th January, 2017 in Avon Park. All finalists will be notified by the Shire directly.
All finalists and winners are also eligible to be submitted by councils or the original nominator to Australia Day WA for consideration in the Australian of the Year Awards the following year.
Nominate someone online
Forms for the Junior Sports Star Award and Senior Sports Star Award are also available below or are available from the Bendigo Bank or Shire office.
Junior Sports Star of the year
Senior Sports Star of the year