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Australia Day Awards

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Australia Day AwardsNominations for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards will open Tuesday 1 September 2015.

These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups in the region.

If you know a person, community group or organisation dedicated to making the Sunshine Coast a better place, help us recognise their efforts and nominate them for a Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award.

Categories

  • Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Seven Local News
  • Young Citizen of the Year, sponsored by University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Senior Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Maroochy RSL
  • Community - Group or Organisation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Daily
  • Sport and Recreation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Sports Federation
  • Creative, sponsored by TAFE Queensland East Coast
  • Environment, sponsored by Living Smart

How to nominate

Nominate online from Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Entry brochures will also be available at council's customer service centres, libraries and venues.

Nominations close 5.00 pm on 11 December 2015.

2015 award winners

The 2015 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award winners were:

  • Citizen of the Year: Chris Turner
  • Young Citizen of the Year: Sarah Morcom
  • Senior Citizen of the Year: Prudence Cawley
  • Community - Group or Organisation: PCYC Sunshine Coast
  • Sport and Recreation:Julie Templeton
  • Creative: Ferre De Deyne
  • Environment: Reef Check Australia and Derek Foster

View past award winners [PDF 55KB].

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Last Updated 28-Aug-15