The Awards

The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and Media Partner Channel 9, and are administered by local Councils across South Australia.

The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given an outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community over and above normal employment duties.

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.

The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly supported in South Australia by CHANNEL 9 

Categories:

  • Citizen of the Year Award
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award
  • Community Event of the Year Award

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 17TH NOVEMBER.

Procedure

Each local Council in South Australia seek nominations in their local Council area, with the award recipients, typically announced at the Council’s Australia Day celebrations.

Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their important contribution.

Councils can forward the details of their Award recipients to the Australia Day Council of SA to go in the running for the State Awards, presented by the Governor of South Australia.

  • South Australia’s Citizen of the Year Award
  • South Australia’s Young Citizen of the Year Award
  • South Australia’s Community Event of the Year Award

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