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Australia Day Awards

Mayor Mark Jamieson with 2014 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award Winners

Nominations for the 2015 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards closed at 5.00pm on Friday 12 December 2014.

Winners will be announced at a special ceremony at Lifepointe Baptist Church in Buderim on Friday 23 January 2015. All nominees and nominators will be notified directly by council over the coming week.

Council holds annual Australia Day Awards. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups in the region.


  • 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 Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast

2014 award winners

The 2014 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award winners were:

  • Citizen of the Year Award: David Dangerfield, Palmwoods.
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award (tied result): Bindi Irwin, Beerwah, and Samara Welbourne, Buddina.
  • Senior Citizen of the Year Award: Greg McKean, Pelican Waters.
  • Creative Award: Steven McLeish, Landsborough.
  • Community – Group or Organisation Award: Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra.
  • Environment Award: Eumundi Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre Inc..
  • Sport and Recreation Award: Tim Sheridan, Bli Bli.

Congratulations to all nominees and winners of the awards.

Please note: This webpage contains documents in PDF format. If you would like to receive a copy of any of these documents in another format, please contact council's customer service centre.

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Last Updated 12-Dec-14