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A very successul Australia Day celebration was held at Sturt Reserve in Murray Bridge on Friday 26 January 2018.

The weather was fantastic and a large crowd of well over 300 was in attendance to celebrate our Australia Day Awards nominees and winners. 32 new citizens also took the pledge to become Australian Citizens and were warmly welcomed by all in attendance.

Congratulations to our very well deserved

2017 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD RECIPIENTS

Citizen of the Year - Graham Hallandal

Young Citizen of the Year  - Ruby Eckermann

Sports Person of the Year - no nominations received

Young Sports Person of the Year - joint winners Laura Cummings and Kobe Allen

Volunteer of the Year - Barbara Pym

Community Event of the Year - Domestic Violence Community Awareness Raising Day

Community Initiative of the Year - Murray Mallee Wig Library

 

2016 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD RECIPIENTS

Citizen of the Year - Ken Coventry OAM

Young Citizen of the Year - Kirby Smith

Community Event of the Year - Murray Bridge Park Run- Sara Pixley

Community Initiative of the Year - Murray  Bridge  Water Activities Club – Ian Rick

Young Sports Person of the Year - Celia Cowan

Volunteer of the Year - Pamela Luke

Proudly sponsored by:

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5MU logo         Adrian Pederick MP basic logo

 

 

** Nominations will open for the 2018 Rural City of Murray Bridge Australia Day Awards in August 2017 and close 4.45pm, Friday 17th November 2017 **

Nominations are to be a maximum of 100 words and must address all of the point of the category entered. Dot points are acceptable.

* Mandatory Field

Nominee Details
Nominee Details
Nominee Name*
Nominee Date of Birth*

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Nominee Postal Address*
Nominee Phone Number - Home
Nominee Phone Number - Mobile*
Nominee Country of Birth*
Is Nominee an Australian Citizen

If Country of birth not Australia - Is nominee an Australian Citizen

Nominator details
Nominator Details
Full Name*
Orgainsation Representing
Postal Address*
Email Address*
Phone Number*
Award Categories
Award Categories
Citizen of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution 2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship 3) Received any previous awards or recognition - personal, academic & professional achievements

Young Citizen of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution 2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship 3) Received any previous awards or recognition - personal, academic & professional achievements

Sports Person of the Year

1) Demonstrated application & dedication to sport 2) Received any previous awards or recognition - Personal & Professional achievements

Young Sports Person of the Year

1) Demonstrated application & dedication to sport 2) Received any previous awards or recognition - Personal & Professional achievements

Volunteer of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution 2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship 3) Demonstrated a high level of volunteer involvement-past contributions recognised but recent highly regarded

Community Event of the Year

1) Demonstrated benefits to the community eg. Leadership, innovation, creativity and pride. 2) Provided accessibility to the event for as many community sectors as possible. 3) Identified a need within the community for the event.

Community Initiative of the Year

1) Demonstrated benefits to the community eg. Leadership, innovation, creativity and pride. 2) Provided accessibility to the initiative for as many community sectors as possible. 3) Identified a need within the community for the initiative.

Nomination Summary
Nomination Summary
Nomination Summary*

Maximum length 100 words - Dot Points acceptable

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