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Palmerston Australia Day Awards

Do you know someone that has gone over and above? Contributed to the Palmerston community in a positive way? Has achieved exemplary results in sports or academia ? Shown initiative for personal, cultural, environmental or social actions?

Why not nominate them for the 'Palmerston Australia Day Awards'. City of Palmerston recognises the contribution that community members make towards a brighter and better future, keeping our vision 'A Place for People', alive. We acknowledge and recognise the selfless efforts of individuals and groups within our community, who embrace this vision.

We encourage you to nominate for this prestigious award, and to recognise other's commitment to the community. Nominations for the 2022 Palmerston Australia Day Awards are now open. 

Categories are; 

Citizen of the Year

Must be 30 years or older as at 26 January 2022

Must be an Australian Citizen

Must reside in the Municipality of Palmerston

Consideration is given, but not limited to the following selection criteria;

  • Has perform a service to the community
  • Is an inspiration role model for the Australian Community
  • Has shown achievements in community activities, academic, sporting, personal cultural, environmental and or social responsibility.
Young Citizen of the Year

Must be under 30 years as at 26 January 2022

Must be an Australian Citizen

Must reside in the Municipality of Palmerston

Consideration is given, but not limited to the following selection criteria;

  • Has perform a service to the community
  • Is an inspiration role model for the Australian Community
  • Has shown achievements in community activities, academic, sporting, personal cultural, environmental and or social responsibility.
Community Event of the Year

This award is to recognise and encourage significant contributions to community life and to promote national pride and community responsibility within the Palmerston Municipality.

Consideration is given, but not limited to the following selection criteria;

  • Raised funds for a community charity, event, or project
  • Was a successful project, event, or activity
  • Brought credit or recognition to a community through a cultural, environmental, or sporting achievement.

 

The event must have occurred in the Municipality of Palmerston

How to nominate?

Nominations are simple and can be done online (below) or via email. Please ensure you consider the following when making your nomination/s.

  • You must advise the person that you are nominating
  • You must provide accurate information
  • You must provide an up-to-date image of the nominee
  • You must upload any supporting documentation to the nomination application
  • The nominee must agree to have their photo taken and used on future City of Palmerston promotional material and other publications;
  • The nominee must agree to be contacted by a media company (nominated by City of Palmerston) for an interview
  • The nominee must agree to being filmed and video being used across chosen channels

All nominees will be notified after the closing date, advising they have been nominated and inviting them and their nominators to attend the Australia Day Awards evening and Australia Day ceremony on Australia Day.

Please read the following criteria and eligibility requirements prior to completing the online nomination form. 

Nominate here

Nominations close Friday 26 November 2021.