South Burnett Young Citizen of the Year Anekah Hinchliff was presented with her award by Mayor Keith Campbell

September 13, 2019

Nominations are now open for the South Burnett Regional Council’s annual Australia Day Awards.

“These awards provide the community with an opportunity to acknowledge and reward outstanding groups and individuals committed to improving the lifestyle experience in our region,” Mayor Keith Campbell said.

“The award categories that have been chosen give our individual communities equal opportunity to nominate those who have made special contributions.”

2020 award categories are:

• South Burnett Citizen of the Year
• South Burnett Young Citizen of the Year
• South Burnett Community Organisation of the Year
• South Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award
• South Burnett Volunteer of the Year
• South Burnett Junior Cultural Award
• South Burnett Senior Cultural Award
• Local Achiever Award (Town & Rural)
• South Burnett Junior Sportsperson
• South Burnett Senior Sportsperson
• South Burnett Sports Administrator/Coach/Official Award

If someone has won an Australia Day Award in the past three years, they are not eligible for nomination for that same category.

For further information or to obtain a nomination form, visit Council’s website

The official awards ceremony will be held on the eve of Australia Day (January 25) at Kingaroy Town Hall.

The closing date for nominations is 4:30pm on Friday, November 8.

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